Stay Present, Without Security ~ Pema Chödron

Instead of asking ourselves, “How can I find security and happiness?” we could ask ourselves, “Can I touch the center of my pain? Can I sit with suffering, both yours and mine, without trying to make it go away? Can I stay present to the ache of loss or disgrace—disappointment in all its many forms—and let it open me?” This is the trick.


Pema Chödron

from the book Practicing Peace

source: http://blog.shambhala.com/2014/10/15/stay-present-without-security/



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