Holding a Thread of Suffering

Jill Bukkai Washburn

Jill Bukkai Washburn

I met my teacher and said “I have only always wanted to be helpful.” She probably thought: “Oh, here comes another one suffering with some heavy stuff to sort out.” Then she said to herself with sincerity: “Great beginning.” To me she said instead, “well, let’s put that on hold for awhile, learn our practice and see what happens.”

This talk was given Sunday, April 5.

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