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the teacher we need

14 Apr

Life always gives us
exactly the teacher we need
at every moment.
This includes every mosquito,
every misfortune,
every red light,
every traffic jam,
every obnoxious supervisor (or employee),
every illness, every loss,
every moment of joy or depression,
every addiction,
every piece of garbage,
every breath.

Every moment is the Guru.

Charlotte Joko Beck
American Author and Zen Teacher

 
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Posted by on April 14, 2009 in Miscellaneous

 

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