Contemplating emptiness

Balance your realization of emptiness with a sense of compassion and care to guide your life impeccably. Seeing emptiness means seeing that all of life is like a bubble in a rushing stream, a play of light and shadow, a dream. It means understanding that this tiny planet hangs in the immensity of space amidst billions of stars and galaxies—that all of human history is like one second compared to the billions of years of the earth's history. This context helps us to let go. Care and impeccability mean realizing how precious life is, even though it is transient and ephemeral, and how each of our actions and words affect all beings around us in a most profound way. There is nothing inconsequential in this universe—we are interdependent - Jack Kornfield (From "Bringing Home the Dharma"

Balance your realization of emptiness with a sense of compassion and care to guide your life impeccably. Seeing emptiness means seeing that all of life is like a bubble in a rushing stream, a play of light and shadow, a dream. It means understanding that this tiny planet hangs in the immensity of space amidst billions of stars and galaxies—that all of human history is like one second compared to the billions of years of the earth’s history. This context helps us to let go. Care and impeccability mean realizing how precious life is, even though it is transient and ephemeral, and how each of our actions and words affect all beings around us in a most profound way. There is nothing inconsequential in this universe—we are interdependent – Jack Kornfield (From “Bringing Home the Dharma”

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