Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward.
from the book Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion
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Further quotes from the book Comfortable with Uncertainty:
- Remaining stuck in the repetitious habit of escalating our dissatisfaction
- Pain and pleasure go together
- The possibility of being able to expand
- Learning to leap into open space
- The healing power of bodhicitta
- Complete acceptance of ourselves as we are
- Cultivating Compassion
- Recognizing our shared humanity
- Recognizing What’s Going On
- Humor and openness
- Abandon any hope of fruition