It also advices us to be positive with ourselves. Instead of getting frustrated with our faults we should appreciate the fact that we have recognized them. If we find a particular weakness, instead of thinking, “Oh my goodness, how terrible I have this weakness,” we should think, “How wonderful I have recognized my weakness.” We should try to appreciate the recognition of our weaknesses rather than being disappointed in finding them.
Tai Situ Rinpoche
from the book Ground, Path and Fruition
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