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Shaping Your Life
2004-01-01 Shaping Your Life 11:30
Thanissaro Bhikkhu
As meditators, we can easily slip into the attitude that we’re like people watching T.V.—passive consumers, watching a reality that’s ready-made—but that’s not what’s really going on. We’ve always active, always shaping things, even when we seem to be perfectly still. The purpose of the meditation is to be more careful about our intentions, more alert about how we’re shaping things.
Metta Forest Monastery
In collection The Present Moment

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