Everything is as it is.

Everything is as it is. It has no name other than the name we give it. It is we who call it something; we give it a value. We say this thing is good or it’s bad, but in itself, the thing is only as it is. It’s not absolute; it’s just as it is. People are just as they are.

-Ajahn Sumedho, “The Mind and the Way”


6 thoughts on “Everything is as it is.

  1. I just bought an awesome book that I think you would like. Love Letters to the Universe-Quotations of Astonishment & Wonder. “There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen

  2. Absolutely! i was thinking this kind of thing recently along with getting some comfort for myself in the song “LET IT BE” ya know, by the Beatles.
    you are still finding some wonderful quotes…of course” : )

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