It’s Hard Work Being a Control Freak

We don’t need to control the world. We don’t need to defend ourselves against it. We don’t need to preserve anything. We only need to be here—totally, completely, freely—responding to the actual occasion.

–Steve Hagen, from Buddhism: It’s Not What You Think (HarperSanFrancisco)

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Author: stephen

stephen harris is a writer, painter and a photographer who lives with his family in maine.

2 thoughts on “It’s Hard Work Being a Control Freak”

  1. hi stephen its me camille how are you doing? are you still using the tysabri? i am curious because i may concider this if my mri in 6 months show worse that may be my only option as my ms is progressing… your imput is important to me.

    thank you:)

    Camille curci

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