No Mud, No Lotus

From the book, “No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering

“Both suffering and happiness are of an organic nature, which means they are both transitory; they are always changing. The flower, when it wilts, becomes the compost. The compost can help grow a flower again. Happiness is also organic and impermanent by nature. It can become suffering and suffering can become happiness again.”

“The art of happiness is the art of suffering well.”

Thank you again, Thich Nhat Hanh.

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