more suggestions from Pema Chodron
an American Buddhist nun, resident teacher at Gampo Abbey in
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
”From the very beginning to the very end, pointing to our own hearts
to discover what is true isn’t just a matter of honesty but also of
compassion and respect for what we see.”
”When we hold on to our opinions with aggression, no matter how
valid our cause, we are simply adding more aggression to the
planet, and violence and pain increase. Cultivating nonaggression
is cultivating peace.
immediately filling up the space. By waiting, we begin to connect
with fundamental restlessness as well as fundamental
ever sums itself up in the way we like to dream about. The off-center, in-between state is an ideal situation, a situation in which
we don’t get caught and we can open our hearts and minds