How to never lose yourself ↘
If the only time you’re alone with yourself, with your thoughts, with your breath, is right before you’re fast asleep—you have a problem. If you separate yourself from worldly pleasures to acknowledge yourself for only 10 minutes per day, which represents the time you close your eyes to the time…
I will gaze at the moon and cleanse my heart.
Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.