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English: Tomato plants sprouted from seeds. Se...

English: Tomato plants sprouted from seeds. Seeds were planted in reconstituted compressed seed pellets and placed in a planting tray. These seedlings are between one and two weeks old. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Patience of Cultivation

“When you plant seeds in the garden, you don’t dig them up every day to see if they have sprouted yet. You simply water them and clear away the weeds; you know that the seeds will grow in time. Similarly, just do your daily practice and cultivate a kind heart. Abandon impatience and instead be content creating the causes for goodness; the results will come when they’re ready.”

– Bhikshuni Thubten Chodron, “Meditator’s Toolbox”

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