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Pema Chödrön

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest. — Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart. (Shambhala; Later Printing edition September 26, 2000)

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Pema Chödrön

Pain is not a punishment, pleasure is not a reward. ― Pema Chödrön, Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion. (Shambhala December 30, 2003)

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Pema Chödrön

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. —  Pema Chödrön, The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in… Continue reading Pema Chödrön

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