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Response to sibelian (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 03:24 PM

71. You perfectly describe my hopes for my therapy patients.

I've taken an increasingly Zen approach over the years. Attachment to the world being without pain makes for fear of vulnerability and strong defenses, and defenses block out both good and bad. Trust is hard, but trust or lack thereof that you will experience both pain and joy, often and ultimately beyond your control (we do all die) keeps you from truly being anywhere or receiving anything. Easy? No. But rich. Very rich.

Have a real and rich 2013, sibelian.

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