When Light Shines, Darkness Becomes The Light — by Thich Nhat Hanh

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When Light Shines, Darkness Becomes The Light — by Thich Nhat Hanh

Post by Welles » Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:25 pm

From time to time you may become restless, and the restlessness will not go away. At such times, just sit quietly, follow your breathing, smile a half-smile, and shine your awareness on the restlessness. Don't judge it or try to destroy it, because this restlessness is you yourself. It is born, has some period of existence, and fades away, quite naturally. Don't be in too big a hurry to find its source. Don't try too hard to make it disappear. Just illuminate it. You will see that little by little it will change, merging, becoming connected, with you, the observer. Any psychological state which you subject to this illumination will eventually soften and acquire the same nature as the observing mind.
When Light Shines, Darkness Becomes The Light — by Thich Nhat Hanh

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