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Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Unbearable Lightness of Being


One day passes and another day comes along, and everything happens the same.  But basically, we are so afraid of the brilliance coming at us, and the sharp experience of life, that we can't even focus our eyes.
~Chogyum Trungpa Rinpoche~

Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable lightness of being.
~Milan Kundera~ 

Don't let these quotations scare you. I find it comforting and a relief to finally begin to embrace the fears and anxieties that I have been pushing down for years all in the name of being in the "present moment". The present moment, does in fact include every feeling, every thought, all moments in this moment. What a lovely, juicy revelation!




1 comment:

  1. So true..but so hard to do. To actually embrace it all - the good..the bad..the ugly. Thank-you for the thoughtful inspiration.

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