Tag Archives: surrender

Beauty marks

As we continue our journey into the Self, we discover that some of our memories have left a scar. The man who was beaten as a boy does not, cannot forget what happened. The inner journey is the path of self-acceptance. Scars and all.

High dudgeon

Everything happens as it must. No exceptions. When I say ‘This is unacceptable!’ I’ve unfriended Life. Vastly more suffering is caused by taking offence than giving offence.

Giving up

We cannot change ourselves by trying to change ourselves. Siddhartha Gautama tried all manner of austerities and penances before quitting them all and becoming the Buddha. Orchids make no effort. Neither shall we.