Thursday, June 17, 2010

Treasuring the ordinary

Quite a number of years ago, a person who was very influential in my monastic formation told me that I needed to learn to be ordinary. I didn't really understand that then but I have a great appreciation for it these days:

Enlightenment is just another word for feeling comfortable with being a completely ordinary person.

-Veronique Vienne


  1. Anonymous10:49 AM

    I like this, as I'm a completely ordinary person.

  2. I love this. I am very ordinary, too.


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