Deep within you

You know quite well.

deep within you,

that there is only

a single magic,

a single power,

a single salvation……….

and that is called loving.

Well then,

love your suffering.

Do not resist it, do not flee from it

It is only your aversion that hurts.

nothing else.

~ Herman Hesse


  Meditate. Loving
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We don’t realize

We ordinary beings who haven’t realized emptiness don’t see things as similar to illusions. We don’t realize that things are merely labeled by mind and exist by mere name. Generally speaking, we don’t see the mere appearance of the I until we become enlightened because whenever our mind merely imputes something, the next second the negative imprint left on the mental continuum by previous ignorance projects true existence. In the first moment, the I is imputed; in the next, it appears back to us as real, as truly existent, as not merely labeled by mind. ~ Lama Zopa Rinpoche.