“Forgiveness means abandoning all hope for a better past.” ~ Jack Kornfield (born 1945)
Kornfield is an American Buddhist monk, author, and educator. He is a “preeminent teacher of Theravada Buddhism to the West.”
[Source: quotation from my friend Libby. Date and biographical information (and second quotation) from Wikipedia, accessed November 3, 2010.]
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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I like this man’s way of thinking! Thanks for sharing.