Quote of the Day: Open Up & Let Go.

Via elephant journal
on Jun 23, 2013
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“These days the world really needs people who are willing to let their hearts, their bodhicitta, ripen.

There’s such widespread devastation and suffering: people are being run over by tanks or their houses are being blown up or soldiers are knocking on their doors in the middle of the night and taking them away and torturing them and killing their children and their loved ones. People are starving.

It’s a hard time.

We who are living in the lap of luxury with our pitiful little psychological problems have a tremendous responsibility to let our clarity and our heart, our warmth, and our ability ripen, to open up and let go, because it’s so contagious.”

~ Pema Chodron


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2 Responses to “Quote of the Day: Open Up & Let Go.”

  1. IAmMe says:

    Me: "It's hard to focus when life is so difficult"
    Other: "Hang in there, maybe your life will turn around soon."
    Me: Psychotic laughter
    Other: "Why do you laugh at that?"
    Me: "Because you can live your whole entire life hoping it will turn around. Don't get too comfortable. Life has a way of changing things."

  2. Sara says:

    I cannot tell you how perfect this is for me right now. xo