ZJR (winterknight) wrote in angst_free,
ZJR
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Attachment
It is because of our attachment to things that we suffer.
By letting go we find that we have not lost anything except our attachment.

~ Sogyal Rinpoche

I used to think that this meant cultivating indifference, now I know better. I can love things intensely and revel in them, but that's not the same as attachment. Detachment recognizes the transience of things, good and bad, and passes no judgement on it. I find it harder to let go of my hurt than anything else. I don't know why. Maybe because it validates my weirdness, I'm not sure. I have to think on it.
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