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Embracing Groundlessness

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October 7, 2020

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Embracing Groundlessness

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.

– Pema Chodron –

Embracing Groundlessness

“It’s a fundamental fact of human life that we want our lives to be under control — we develop plans, goals, routines, systems, tools, schedules, structure to our lives. But while developing some structure is a very helpful thing for most of us … the truth is, there’s so much that we don’t control. Life is chaotic, out of control, shaky. It’s what Pema Chodron calls “groundlessness” — the feeling of no solid ground under our feet.” Leo Babauta shares more in this post. { read more }

Be The Change

What is your relationship to groundlessness? How might you take a fledging step towards embracing it more fully today? Check out this excerpt from Pema Chodron for more inspiration: “To Be Continually Thrown Out of the Nest.”

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