Both are dificult: accepting what is and knowing oneself. Let us, then, normalize the perception that we're in for a long journey - and ought to be!
Enlightenment is the "quiet acceptance of what is". I believe the truly enlightened beings are those who refuse to allow themselves to be distressed over things that simply are the way they are.
-- Wayne Dyer
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.
-- Lao Tzu
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Here are two quotations on the subject that I think are truly worthy of time and reflection: