And I wrestle with myself for repeatedly giving you the benefit of the doubt because in the quietest of quiet I know this is your pattern and you aren't going to change. And in the stillest of still moments I find I still care about you and your suffering.
A man cannot live one life fully split between two moments, two gardens. Inevitably they both will be overtaken with weeds. As I continue to tend my garden I recognize we reap what we sow. There are still weeds in my garden. There will always be weeds and they are my weeds. I planted these. I will tend to them.
A bit of this thing and that. People do what they know how to do until the emotional cost of change is less than the emotional cost of protecting the status quo. We all carry a load that was cast there through the fire of experience.
I know you hurt Pain is not wrong...The moment we believe something is wrong, our world shrinks and we lose ourselves in the effort to combat the pain.Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha Good day my Friend. Depending where you are, it may not feel like a good day.... Continue Reading →