As you sit upright, a dignified human being without calculation or complaint: ignoring dies, dissatisfaction wears out, and the unnumbered things of the world, animate and inanimate both, lend their aid and join in with your breathing. Here, there is real kindness for a suffering self.
Fulfilment can only be instantaneous—and thoroughness requires maintaining. Trying to grasp it in haste makes you blind; constructing an ideology or belief won’t satisfy and only leads to hopeful pretence. We each have to see within our own honest experience, as we walk.
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