Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Things change

Someone gave me a lovely little book called The Future Is Now by The 17th Karmapa. It is an easy book to dip into as it has a short little teaching on each page beside an evocative photograph. Here's one I came across that I really like:
It is impossible to be at your best or your worst at all times. Who is always consistent? Everyone changes according to different situations and as they go through life's different phases. There is no point in feeling great pride or great shame simply because of temporary circumstances.
Well! He really challenges black-and-white, all-or-nothing thinking here, doesn't he?

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