Always come home. When you feel out of balance, come home. When you feel balanced, come home. Come home to the present. Remember nothing is real. Everything we see, hear, think, and feel is not real. The future is just a dream. It has not yet come. The past is gone. It is history. All appearances of the future or past are distorted by our ignorance, at least until we directly realize the wisdom of emptiness. Until then all appearances are tainted by ignorance. Appearances are created out of concepts, preconceived ideas, words and language, at least until we see through the deception. So, come home and remember that all appearances are false. They are tainted by ignorance. We do not need to grasp on to them as if they were real, especially our ego. Take them with a grain of salt. See through them.
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