Master Chaa’s Got It All Figured Out

Meditation Master Achaan Chaa was visited by one of his students who wanted to know how he could be happy in a world with so many problems. Master Chaa held up a water glass and said, “For me, this glass is already broken. I enjoy it; I drink out of it. But when I put this glass on a shelf and my elbow brushes it and it falls to the ground and it shatters, I say, ‘Of course.’ When I understand that this glass is broken, every moment is precious.”

Here’s to assuming every day is broken before it begins.