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Abandon Any Hope of Fruition

July 18, 2012

Book cover“Fruition” implies that at some future time you will feel good. One of the most powerful Buddhist teachings is that as long as you are wishing for things to change, they never will. As long as you’re wanting yourself to get better, you won’t. As long as you are oriented toward the future, you can never just relax into what you already have or already are.

Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion, page 149.

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