Do we seek mastery over things?

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

"If we were to gain mastery over things, we would find their lives would vanish under us without a trace." — Basho, quoted in The Heart of Haiku, by Jane Hirshfield, and essential to me today, who sets back out into the world to teach—not perfection, not mastery, but greater (not absolute) knowing.


patti.mallett_pp said...

Yes, greater knowing. Love that!

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