When You Cling to Nothing

July 12th, 2011

“Has it ever struck you that those who most fear to die are the ones who most fear to live? Life is flexible and free, and you are rigid and frozen. Life carries all things away, and you crave stability and permanence. You fear life and death because you cling. You cannot bear the thought of losing a relative or friend; you dread losing a pet theory or ideology or belief. When you cling to nothing, when you have no fear of losing anything, then you are free to flow like a mountain stream that is always fresh and sparkling and alive.”
— Anthony de Mello

Anita Bergen — We are only able to experience the flow of freedom when we loosen our grasp, letting go of security, allowing the winds of eternity to steer our journey.

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