Meditation gives us the opportunity to have an open, compassionate attentiveness to whatever is going on. The meditative space is like the big sky — spacious, vast enough to accommodate anything that arises.
from the book How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind
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Further quotes from the book How to Meditate:
- There is actually a lot of room
- Perceiving reality with an unfixated mind
- The vast sky of your mind
- Nourishing the seeds of basic goodness