The Quotidian, October 30, 2010 ~ Work on Ourselves

“We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.” ~ Pema Chödrön (born circa 1936)

Pema Chödrön is an American ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1981. She is a teacher and author. Her books include Practicing Peace in Times of War: A Buddhist Perspective (2006). 

[Source: GabrielaKortsch tweet on Twitter October 28, 2010. Date and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed October 30, 2010.]

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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2 Responses to The Quotidian, October 30, 2010 ~ Work on Ourselves

  1. A nice, reflective kind of quote. 🙂

    Write on!
    Carolyn

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