Emotions are not a problem until we start thinking about them. Emotions want to be pondered, discussed, preserved, chewed on, bowed to, fussed over, explained. They need thought to survive. They need words.
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We clean our windows, light shines in. We stop thinking, light shines out.
Rare is the man who has no dependencies and, therefore, no anxiety; who can let come what comes and let go what goes.
The art of listening
Listening is awareness without thought. Practically, this means not thinking while the person to whom I am listening is speaking.
Awareness without thought is a state of radical openness. Saints call it prayer. Secularists call it consciousness. (And really, aren’t labels useless?)
First, I am a space for you. Then we are a space for each other.
Words are not necessary for communication.
More words count less.