Communication without agenda ~ Pema Chödron

If we really want to communicate, we have to give up knowing what to do. When we come in with our agendas, they only block us from seeing the person in front of us. It’s best to drop our five-year plans and accept the awkward sinking feeling that we are entering a situation naked. We don’t know what will happen or what we’ll do.

Pema Chödron

from the book Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living

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