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Pema Chödrön says only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation…

“Only to the extent that we expose ourselves over and over to annihilation can that which is indestructible in us be found.” – Pema Chödrön

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Pema Chodron says the idea of karma is…

“The idea of karma is that you continually get the teachings that you need to open your heart.” – Pema Chödrön

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Pema Chodron says nothing ever goes away…

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” – Pema Chodron

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Pema Chodron says when we protect ourselves so we won’t feel pain…

“When we protect ourselves so we won’t feel pain, that protection becomes like armor, like armor that imprisons the softness of of the heart.” – Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart:  Heart Advice for Difficult Times

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Pema Chodron says the only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that…

“The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and … Continue reading

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Pema Chodron says letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all…

“Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. When there’s a big disappointment, we don’t know if that’s the end of the story. It may just be the beginning of a great adventure. Life … Continue reading

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