In the most ordinary of terms, egolessness is a flexible identity.  It manifests as inquisitiveness, as adaptability, as humor, as playfulness.  It is our capacity to relax with not knowing, not figuring everything out, with not being at all sure who we are, or who anyone else is either.
- Pema Chodron, The Places That Scare You

The egoless ideal of the Bodhisattva.  Remind you of anyone?

In the most ordinary of terms, egolessness is a flexible identity.  It manifests as inquisitiveness, as adaptability, as humor, as playfulness.  It is our capacity to relax with not knowing, not figuring everything out, with not being at all sure who we are, or who anyone else is either.

- Pema Chodron, The Places That Scare You

The egoless ideal of the Bodhisattva.  Remind you of anyone?

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