For more than 20 years, I have been speaking with people from all walks of life—good people, bad people, enlightened people, unenlightened people. I speak to people who have the privilege of freedom and relative control over their lives, and I speak to people in prison.
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People often ask me how to surrender, how to be still, because surrendering and being still are really the same. There is no how to surrendering or to being still. The how is in how the mind holds on, how the mind resists.
There is an exquisite and important moment in the course of your life when you recognize the habits, addictions, selfishness, and suffering you have identified as “yourself.” Along with this spiritual shock of recognition, a desire often arises to find what is true, real, pure, holy, and free. Because you have identified yourself as the negativity and horror, the search for what is pure and holy begins “out there.”