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Words to die by

“Forgive them. They don’t know what they’re doing.”

We act according to our level of consciousness, neither higher nor lower. The realization of this is forgiveness.

More suffering comes into the world by people who take offence than by people who give it.

Surprise!

Life is a series of surprises. They wake us up, surprises do. If it weren’t for surprises, we’d be cocooned in our own conditioning, wrapped in our habits, mummified in memory, made dull and robotic through endless repetition. See, we measure our liveliness by what we shed, in moments of realizing, ‘I’m done with that.’