Advice on Handling the Ups and Downs of Life from a Buddhist Meditation Master

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You jump out of the plane. Then, as you plummet downward, you suddenly realize with horror you don’t have a parachute.

Some version of this nightmare has crossed most of our minds. We can all imagine the fear and helplessness of having nothing to stop us, nothing to stabilize us, and nothing to save us.