Sunday, October 13, 2019

Via Daily Dharma: Seeking Wiser Motivation

When we wake up to how human life on this planet actually is, and stop running away or building walls in our heart, then we develop a wiser motivation for our life.

—Ajahn Sucitto, “From Turning the Wheel of Truth: Commentary on the Buddha’s First Teaching”


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Via Ram Dass / Words of Wisdom - October 13, 2019 đź’Ś


It’s a little more like the image of a caterpillar - enclosing itself in a cocoon in order to go through the metamorphosis to emerge as a butterfly.

The caterpillar doesn’t say, “Well now. I’m going to climb into this cocoon and come out a butterfly.” It’s just an inevitable process.

It’s inevitable.

It’s just happening.

It’s got to happen that way.


from Be Here Now



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