December 4: radical acceptance

MORNING READ   Just as the naturally pure crystal assumes shapes and colors of objects placed near it, so the yogi's mind, with its totally weakened modifications, becomes clear and balanced and attains the state devoid of differentiation between knower, knowable, and knowledge. This culmination of meditation is samadhi. "The mind of the Yogi with its … Continue reading December 4: radical acceptance

Acceptance and Self-Love   p.49 23. There was a danger that Chloe and I would trap ourselves in just such a Marxist spiral. But a happier resolution emerged. I returned home from the breakfast guilty, shamfaced, apologetic, and ready to do anything to win Chloe back. It wasn't easy. She hung up on me at first, then … Continue reading Acceptance and Self-Love