I have changed my mind about a hundred things
Effort in mediation is one example.
I used to think that to become free
you had to practice like a samurai warrior,
but now I understand that you have to practice
like a devoted mother of a newborn child.
It takes the same energy
but has a completely different quality.
It's compassion and presence rather than
having to defeat the enemy in battle.
~ Jack Kornfield
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