Reality is the leading cause of stress

“After all, what is reality anyway? Nothing but a collective hunch. . . . I made some studies, and reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it. I can take it in small doses, but as a lifestyle I found it too confining.”
— Jane Wagner *

“We are between stories.”
— Thomas Berry **

[From The World is Made of Stories by David R. Loy]


* Jane Wagner (born February 26, 1935) is an American writer, director and producer. Wagner is best known as Lily Tomlin’s comedy writer, collaborator and life partner / per Wikipedia.
** Thomas Berry, C.P. (November 9, 1914 – June 1, 2009) was a Catholic priest of the Passionist order, cultural historian and ecotheologian (although cosmologist and geologian — or “Earth scholar” — were his preferred descriptors) /per Wikipedia.

About Nancy

Nancy Hoffmann began studying Zen Buddhism in 1992 and has dedicated this site to meditating on what she sees and believes. She is not averse to sharing laughter as well.
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