• Difficult things provoke all your irritations and bring your habitual patterns to the surface. And that becomes the moment of truth. You have the choice to launch into your lousy habitual patterns, or to stay with the rawness and discomfort of the situation and let it transform you.

    "Pema Chödrön and Jack Kornfield talk "The Wondrous Path of Difficulties". Interview with Michael Krasny, 2005.