Friday, February 05, 2010

Flexibility and wisdom

This is an excellent way of clarifying the distinction between letting go and indifference:

Once we see that everything is impermanent and ungraspable and that we create a huge amount of suffering if we are attached to things staying the same, we realize that relaxing and letting go is a wiser way to live. Letting go does not mean not caring about things. It means caring about them in a flexible and wise way.

-- Jack Kornfield

2 comments:

  1. Love the coloring on that cat!!! every day should be cat blogging!

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  2. Hi, Lilly Rose! I agree with you. Definitely on the color of the cat. (Most unusual, isn't it?) And it certainly is tempting to do cat blogging every single day!

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