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The power of life that is buried deep inside you will never rise up until you have become convinced that you're walking the only path open for you.
Our life is whatever we are encountering right now, and our practice is shikantaza, which is literally 'just sitting.' More broadly it means to put our energy into settling everything in our world here and now, where we really live.
When we let go of all our notions about things, everything becomes really true.
Your true self is beyond either relying on others or avoiding them in order to know who you are.
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Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
March 13, 1998
Kosho Uchiyama was a Sōtō priest, origami master, and abbot of Antai-ji near Kyoto, Japan.
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