Series: Along the Way... | Story 34

February 1, 2024

There’s an old saying, which, when I first heard it, I mentally objected and pushed the thought aside. The saying is, “Let go, or be dragged.”

The Buddhist idea that it is our attachments which causes our suffering makes it a likely origin. I couldn’t accept it because, like everyone, I am a child of my culture. Our culture teaches us from birth that we are valued according to our achievements.

We are molded by culture to believe we must continually do more, be more, or we’re not achieving as we should. We’re human doings instead of human beings, utterly attached to the idea o...

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