I once heard a Zen monk say that all our suffering comes from resisting one simple fact: everything is changing, all the time.
Think about your life situation in this moment: the good and the bad, and the ugly. Whoops! Now it’s different. While you were thinking, everything around you got a few seconds older.
What we think of as “my life,” stable and solid, is in fact a flowing river. The banks may look the same, but the water is always, always, always changing.
I was stunned when something told me, “Move to the woods in [...]