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QotD: Chodron on Reacting to Catastrophe

We might think, as we become more open, that it's going to take bigger catastrophes for us to reach our limit. The interesting thing is that, as we open more and more, it's the big ones that immediately wake us up and the little things that catch us off guard. However, no matter what the size, color, or shape is, the point is still to lean toward the discomfort of life & see it clearly, rather than to protect ourselves from it.
~Pema Chodron
Tags: awareness, buddhism, clarity, consciousness, disaster, mistakes, quotes, war
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