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"When we start to meditate or to work with any kind of spiritual discipline,we often think that somehow we're going to improve, which is a subtle aggression against who we really are. It's a bit like saying, "If I jog I'll be a much better person." "If I had a nicer house I'd be a better person." "If I could meditate and calm down I'd be a better person." Or the scenario may be that we find fault with others. We might say, "If it weren't for my husband I'd have a perfect marriage." "If it weren't for the fact that my boss and I can't get on, my job would be just great." And, "If it weren't for my mind, my meditation would be just excellent."
But loving-kindness ~maitri~ towards ourselves doesn't mean getting rid of anything. Maitri means that we can still be crazy, we can still be angry. We can still be timid or jealous or full of feelings of unworthiness. Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It's about befriending who we are already."

Pema Chodron, "Comfortable With Uncertainty"

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Kedori Featured By Owner 14 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for adding "Soaked B/W" to your favourites.  I am glad that you like it.
The-Teaspoon-Of-Doom Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch! :D
KangTengri Featured By Owner 5 days ago   Photographer
Thank you for faving my works :)
Yonaka-Yamako Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2015
Thank you for the :+fav:.
olivegbg Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you ever so much for adding my image to your favorites! Moogle Button - Left 
pinkythepink Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2015  Professional Artisan Crafter
:love: Thank you for the favorites, it really means ever so much to me that you enjoy my artwork! I invite you to add me to your watch so that you can see all the future beaded and stitched pieces I have planned! :blowkiss: Just think of the sparkles... :squee:
hubert61 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015
merci pour les favs :)
StefanoLanza Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015
thanks for the watch!
olivegbg Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
 Smurf-hug by Shini-Smurf  for the Watch!
Laurenel Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:!!!
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