“In the beginning it looks as though you need to embrace life, you need to accept life, you need to allow life. But really, what you are, is the space in which everything is already embraced, already accepted, already allowed, because it’s happening. The proof that it’s already allowed is because it’s already happening. You, trying to allow, is already too late, it’s already allowed”.
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