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  • Writer's pictureAnne Sweet


I was stunned when I realized that all my ideas about renunciation were mistaken. As I came to understand it, the renunciation of external things – sex, money, fame, comfort, was only a preparation: preparation to renounce the most stubbornly and tightly held thing of all – the attachment to and identification with the individuated personal identity. The practice of renunciation (which I was never very good at) suddenly made total and complete sense.

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Feb 28, 2023

Thank you Anne for your courage and vulnerability. Feeling the love.💖


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