"What a relief it was for me to go to my first meditation retreat and hear people who seemed quite happy speak the truth so clearly – the First Noble Truth that life is difficult and painful, just by its nature, not because we’re doing it wrong.”
--Sylvia Boorstein, as quoted by Jack Kornfield
What are you noticing about "doing it wrong" ?
for Mindful Monday
Source: Kornfield, Jack. The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology. New York: Bantam Dell, 2008, p. 126.
Photo credit: "Meditation," Konstantin Stepanov, 2012.