The more you can come to see everyone as yourself, the more you will be able to use everything around you to learn about who you are, and the more you will be able to transform yourself and be an occasion for everyone else’s transformation. We are all sentient beings, and we are all capable of experiencing one another’s salvation. If you are only involved in protecting your small self, you are in constant peril!

–Michael Wenger, from “Competing with the incomparable,” Tricycle, Winter 2004

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On The Cushion: Competing With The Incomparable

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