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Arguments often boil down to disagreements about words, how they are defined and what they describe. Noticing this as it happens in your life will allow you to resolve conflicts faster.

Arguments often boil down to disagreements about words, how they are defined and what they describe. Noticing this as it happens in your life will allow you to resolve conflicts faster.

Nothing is more becoming a man than silence. It is not the preaching but the practice which ought to be considered important. A profusion of words is sure to lead to error.

Nothing is more becoming a man than silence. It is not the preaching but the practice which ought to be considered important. A profusion of words is sure to lead to error.

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Giving up is a good thing

The practice of seeing clearly is what finally moves us toward kindness. Seeing, again and again, the infinite variety of traps we create for seducing the mind into struggle, seeing the endless rounds of meaningless suffering over lusts and aversions (which, although seemingly urgent, are essentially empty), we feel compassion for ourselves. And then, quite naturally, we feel compassion for everyone else. We know as we have never known before that we are stuck, all of us, with bodies and minds and instincts and impulses, all in a tug-of-war with our basic heart nature that yearns to relax into love.…

- Sylvia Boorstein

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