“The capacity to be patient, to bear with others through thick and thin, is within the reach of anyone.”
– Eknath Easwaran
Like a ball batted back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within.
– Yogabindu Upanishad
As human beings we have a divided nature – partly physical, but essentially spiritual. We are constantly batted by two conflicting forces. One force is the fierce downward thrust of our past conditioning as separate, self-oriented, physical creatures. Yet built into our very nature is an inner drive that will not let us be satisfied with a life governed only by biological laws. Some inner evolutionary imperative is constantly exhorting us to grow, to reach for the highest that we can conceive.
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