It Is So Basic

“[I]t is so basic in us to feel that things should go well for us, and that if we start to feel depressed, lonely, or inadequate, there’s been some kind of mistake or we’ve lost it. In reality, when you feel…any unwanted feelings, this is an important moment on the spiritual path. This is where real transformation can take place.”

Pema Chodron, Practicing Peace in Times of War

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