Right here, exactly where we are, we can live from a broader perspective, one that admits all experiences – pleasurable, painful and neutral. We are free to appreciate the infinite possibilities that are always available, free to recognize the natural openness, intelligence and warmth of the human mind.
from the book Taking the Leap: Freeing Ourselves from Old Habits and Fears
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Further quotes from the book Taking the Leap:
- Unconditional openness
- The path of pausing
- Unshakable tenderness
- Realizing that we are never alone
- Getting unstuck
- Learning to accept the present moment
- Here, Now, Always
- Lean In
- Openness is like the wind
- Letting natural openness come to us
- A reservoir of courage