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April 2, 2014
To Imagine —to dream about things that not happened— is among mankind’s deepest needs.
Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being. 2 weeks ago
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November 4, 2013
Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
James Baldwin 5 months ago
October 3, 2013
The fear of death or the clinging to life can interfere with our ability to remain in the present. For this reason Patanjali reminds us to be vigilant about this klesa. If we make decisions out of fear and attachment, we will not live the life we are given right now in this moment. Paradoxically, when we are actually faced with a life and death situation, we usually become clear and calm and respond appropriately for the situation. The rest of the time we may become either fiercely attached to life as we want it to be or fearful that that life will be taken away. Both thoughts keep us from the moment to moment practice …
Yoga Sutras, Chapter 11, v.3 6 months ago