Glimpse of the Day. October 28th.
- Things will never be perfect. How could they be? We are still in
samsara. Even when you have chosen your master and are following the
teachings as sincerely as you can, you will meet difficulties and
frustrations, contradictions and imperfections. Don't succumb to
obstacles and tiny difficulties. These are often only ego's childish
emotions. Don't let them blind you to the essential and enduring
value of what you have chosen. Don't let your impatience drag you
away from your commitment to the truth.
I have been saddened, again and again, to see how many people take up
a teaching or a master with enthusiasm and promise, only to lose
heart when the smallest, unavoidable obstacles arise, then tumble
back into samsara and old habits, and waste years or perhaps a
From Book: "Glimpse after Glimpse"