Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Everybody wants to get enlightened but nobody wants to change.This is the simple, daunting truth that has been staring back at me 
from the eyes of countless seekers over the years.  "I really want 
to get enlightened," they insist.  "But are YOU ready to CHANGE 
now?" I ask.  "What?" is the inevitable response—surprised and 
even slightly stunned.  And I repeat, "Are YOU ready to CHANGE 
now?"  What follows is always a strange and surreal moment of 
ambiguity, confusion, and backpedaling. 
"But I thought you wanted to get enlightened... "

Andrew Cohen

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