Daily Teaching for Thursday, August 1st

We all have things we hang onto because we believe they will solidify our identity and establish us forever. Can we come to see these things are delusions? Can any of us name five people who were alive in 1347? What if we did the right thing, the loving thing, the compassionate thing without any thought to our image? In fact, dropping our “image” may be the thing that allows us to live a loving and compassionate life.

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