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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Open to whatever you experience without fighting. Let it be present just as it is. Let go of the battle.

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Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield, a prominent Buddhist practitioner, author, and mindfulness teacher, often encourages radical acceptance of all life experiences. As he writes in this quote from his 1993 book “A Path With Heart,” rather than resisting whatever emotions or situations arise, we should instead acknowledge and embrace all our thoughts, feelings, and circumstances without struggling against them. It can be transformative to practice being fully present and aware of everything that comes our way, even — and perhaps especially — the difficult things. Our experiences are not adversaries to conquer. Relinquishing inner conflict and finding peace in acceptance can help us learn to let go and discover the freedom that comes with doing so.

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