“Take a look at your life and see what is holding you back. What are you attached to? What do you think is important in this world? You cannot have both. You cannot mentally be attached to person, place and thing, and awaken at the same time. If you want liberation, you have to pay the price. And the price is letting go, giving it all up, surrendering. Having perfect faith that All is Well. Not trying to interpret what ‘All is Well’ means. Just realize that everything is in its right place, just the way it is. Don’t interpret it. There are no mistakes.” Robert Adams
I am always in need of reminding of what is important. It is so easy to get caught up in things going on in the world and our reactions to them. It is easy to get caught up in the reactions of those we love and take on their journeys as our own, worrying about the things that happen.
I find it harder because I also believe it is not enough to know for myself. I want to allow other people their own journeys, but I also want to be sure that I am speaking up on important issues, and that I never get so comfortable I do not see the suffering around me and fail to feel anything or do anything about it. Continue reading