HAPPINESS IS NOT THE ABSENCE OF SUFFERING…

June 9th, 2013

The Buddha advises us not to try to run away from our own suffering, but to embrace it and look deeply into it. With deep looking, understanding will arise and compassion will be born. Understanding and compassion make happiness possible. p. 29

From Good Citizens: Creating Enlightened Society by Thich Nhat Hanh

Previously…

Found in my electronic chapbook.

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