Free-woman

“When meditation frees us, it does not turn us into something better or different, nor does it gets us somewhere…. Rather meditation allows for an undoing of habitual physical tensing, an undoing of defensive armoring, and ultimately, an undoing of our identification with a small and threatened self. By undoing all the doings, we discover the vast heart and awareness that is beyond any small-self identity; the heart and awareness that gives us refuge in the face of any life situation. This is the gift of meditation practice – we find we can trust who we most deeply are.”   

Tara Brach, an excerpt from her book, True Refuge

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