Category Archives: Jack Kornfield

The Dragon and the Princess

I love this story of The Dragon and the Princess that I found in After the Ecstasy, The Laundry by Jack Kornfield.  It was sitting in my drafts folder and I wanted to share it now for you to read … Continue reading

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The one who knows sees the bigger picture behind your suffering

Whether your suffering stems from cancer or divorce or loss or conflict, the one who knows understands that it is only in the present that you can heal. The one who knows has the courage to acknowledge the way things … Continue reading

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Awakening is a process, not a destination

“For almost everyone who practices, cycles of awakening and openness are followed by periods of fear and contraction.  Times of profound peace and newfound love are often overtaken by periods of loss, by closing up, fear, or the discovery of … Continue reading

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