Opening our hearts to others ~ Pema Chödron

The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes.


Pema Chödron

from the book When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times


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