May you seek, discover and embody, the profound peace, kindness and wisdom that is within us all.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Leading from behind, like midwives, with open questions, turning phrases ...
“true friends seek not to coerce us, even gently and reasonably, into
believing what we are unsure of. These friends are like midwives, who draw
forth what is waiting to be born. Their task is not to make themselves
indispensable but redundant.” Batchelor S. “Buddhism without beliefs. A contemporary guide to awakening.” Riverhead Books, NY, 1997. www.stephenbatchelor.org