Mindful Monday: Dropping all that

Enlightenment is not something you achieve. It is the absence of something. All your life you have been going forward after something, pursuing some goal. Enlightenment is dropping all that.
-- Charlotte Joko Beck

What are you noticing about your beliefs about "enlightenment"?

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for Mindful Monday

Photo credit: "Japanese Tree," Moyan Brenn, 2012.

2 comments

  1. Jamie Dedes said on April 4, 2016
    Lovely!
  2. jrcowles said on April 4, 2016
    **** YES!!!! **** Egg-ZACKLY ... I'd also add that it is not a "doing". It is a "ceasing-to-do", or rather a "noticing-kensho-in-all-doings". It is not a "going-to-where-you-are-not". It is a "being-where-you-are-now".

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