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“Mindfulness is like a safety net that cushions us against unwholesome actions. Mindfulness gives us time; time gives us choices. We don’t have to be swept away by our feelings. We can respond with wisdom rather than delusion.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: mindfulness, unwholesome action, space, delusion, emotions

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“The neutral and luminous background of our consciousness provides us with the space we need to observe mental events rather than being at their mercy.”

by Matthieu Ricard from Happiness: A Guide to Learning Life's Most Important Skill
Tags: consciousness, space, observation, neutral

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