Teacher: We want you to learn these teachings so deeply that they lie upon your heart.

Student: Why don’t you just put them in our hearts?

Teacher: That’s not our job. We just place them on the surface. Then, when your heart breaks, they fall in.

—Buddhist story, source unknown

Posted by | Paul Reynolds
Paul has been a yoga teacher on the Island of Kauai for many years and is the facilitator of the weekly Living the Question Blog - a repository of wisdom and inspiration. Paul also produces and hosts Le Guru is You Radio Show, showcasing everyday gurus.

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