“Pretend you are an old man
watching children play,
I suggested to myself.
Just watch, delighted,
even though you know
the obstacles,
the heartbreaks,
the sorrows,
the jolts.
You know these things.
Now is your time to
stand at the edge and
the water flow by.
Just watch,
without getting caught in the current.”

~ Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche