THE GEM 29 OCTOBER 2015 : Try to be like the turtle – at ease in your own shell.” (Bill Copeland) | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

We are all going, I thought, and it applies to turtles and turtlenecks, Alaska the girl and Alaska the place, because nothing can last, not even the earth itself. The Buddha said that suffering was caused by desire, we’d learned, and that the cessation of desire meant the cessation of suffering. When you stopped wishing things wouldn’t fall apart, you’d stop suffering when they did.”John Green, Looking for Alaska

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