Starting fresh ~ Chögyam Trungpa

When someone says “sour,” it may remind us of biting into a lime. Just hearing the word sour, our face makes an expression as if we were eating a lime or lemon right now. Habit is formed out of memory, from that point of view. We often shape our present situation according to those habitual memories. Instead of starting fresh, we go back to what we’ve done in the past. That is easier for us than fighting our way through foreign territory. Habitual patterns develop in that way.

Chögyam Trungpa

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