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.

Music of Silence II by Kristiina Lehtonen

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