Self-Importance is a PrisonSeptember 24, 2011 at 3:57 PM | Posted in Meditation | 4 Comments
Tags: Pema Chödrön, Self-importance
I began reading Pema Chödrön early last May and I’ve been in regular attendance to her thoughts, generally a few pages every morning, just after coffee. This morning reading from Comfortable with Uncertainty, I stopped at this:
Self-importance is like a prison for us, limiting us to our world of likes and dislikes. We end up bored to death with ourselves and our world. We end up very dissatisfied.