Jack Kornfield

“In this way, our life may appear as a series of mistakes. One could call them “problems” or “challenges,” but in some ways “mistakes” is better. One famous Zen master actually described spiritual practice as “one mistake after another,” which is to say, one opportunity after another to learn. It is from “difficulties, mistakes, and errors” that we actually learn. To live life is to make a succession of errors. Understanding this can bring us great ease and forgiveness for ourselves and others—we are at ease with the difficulties of life. But”


Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
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A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life by Jack Kornfield
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