The wonderful irony about this spiritual journey is that we find it only leads us to become just as we are. The exalted state of enlightenment is nothing more than fully knowing ourselves and our world, just as we are.
from the book Welcoming the Unwelcome: Wholehearted Living in a Brokenhearted World
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Further quotes from the book Welcoming the Unwelcome:
- Observe the Moment
- A fertile ground for training in being open minded
- Protecting Ourselves from Pain
- Skillful Communication