Raw, adjective: 6. ignorant, inexperienced, or untrained: a raw recruit.

A student went to his meditation teacher and said, "My meditation is horrible! I feel so distracted, or my legs ache, or I'm constantly falling asleep. It's just horrible!" 
"It will pass," the teacher said matter-of-factly. 
A week later, the student came back to his teacher. "My meditation is wonderful! I feel so aware, so peaceful, so alive! It's just wonderful!" 
"It will pass," the teacher replied matter-of-factly.

Such is the nature of all things.

(Thanks to Innerstellar Pilates & Yoga for sharing this one.)


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