“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?” ~Khalil Gibran
"Life improves when we pay more attention to what we need and less to what we want, for what we are partial to makes us “partial”: limited, incomplete, one-sided. Human nature drives us to avoid uniqueness for its own sake, for those who fail to conform to the tenets of their tribe often find themselves expelled from it, and for much of our history such ejection was a death sentence. Safety lies in remaining in the mainstream, running with the herd, tending enthusiastically toward the mean, working assiduously to fit in. The human drive for self-preservation induces in us the drive to conform to the gang’s prevailing consensus reality. Competing with the will to self-preservation is the will to self-actualization, which directs us to free ourselves of imperfection, which drove the development of Tantra"
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