“It’s hard to know whether to laugh or to cry at the human predicament. Here we are with so much wisdom and tenderness, and—without even knowing it—we cover it over to protect ourselves from insecurity. Although we have the potential to experience the freedom of a butterfly, we mysteriously prefer the small and fearful cocoon of ego.”
― Pema Chödrön, The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Thanks, everyone. Today is better. And P.S. I love today’s picture. This treasure is very old piece of perforated paper embroidery, courtesy of the antique eye of Deb Opyd of Relics Peoria. You should like her Facebook page. Really, you will.