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August / 2015

Let Life Affect You – By Marie-Ève Bonneau

https://nykdanu.com/let-life-affect-you-by-marie-eve-bonneau/

We have a tendency to avoid our own tender spots and to walk around the potholes of our vulnerability. We’re afraid of getting upset, apprehensive of being hurt, terrified by the prospect of feeling things too deeply. We know there exist certain conditions of mind and heart for which there is no numbing pill. We tend to think our threshold for discomfort is way lower than it actually is in part because our true limit hasn’t ever been tested.