The Path Of Cultivating Human Bravery

How do we work with our minds when we meet our match? Rather than indulge or reject our experience, we can somehow let the energy of the emotion, the quality of what we’re feeling, pierce us to the heart. This is easier said than done, but it’s a noble way to live. It’s definitely the path of compassion — the path of cultivating human bravery and kindheartedness.

― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

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