Sunday, October 9, 2016

Via Daily Dharma / October 9, 2016: On Wishful Thinking

It isn’t the loved ones and gain, per se, that need to be renounced; it’s the unrealistic hopes we place in these things. Wishful thinking can easily become more compelling than the longing of the bodhi heart.

—Pema Chödrön, "Cutting Ties: The Fruits of Solitude"