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Like a Stop Sign


“Stop!  The street sign reminds you.  Stop running, because life is here, in the present moment.  We have to train in that.  As you breathe out, you say, “I am home.” I am already home, I don’t have to run.  I am at home, in my true home.  The address of my true home is clear: life, here and now.  Peace is something that becomes possible the moment you stop.”

—Thich Nhat Hanh, “You are Here” p. 37


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