December 5th, 2012

If someone asks you, “What happens when I die?’ you may help that person by asking, “What is happening to you in the here and now?” If we know what happens to us in the here and now, we can answer the other question very easily. We are undergoing birth and death right now. Rebirth is taking place right now, because mentally and physically you are reborn every instant, you are renewed in every instant to become a new person, a new being. If we know how to do it, our renewal is beautiful. p. 24

From Good Citizens: Creating Enlightened Society by Thich Nhat Hanh


Found in my electronic chapbook.

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