“See them, floundering in their sense of ‘mine,’ like fish in the puddles of a dried-up stream — and, seeing this, live with no ‘mine,’ not forming attachment for states of becoming.”
—The Buddha (From the Sutta Nipata
“Tell me how much you have suffered and I will tell you how great you are.”
“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
If that is true, Barbara Bouchey, Toni Natalie, Kristin Keeffe, Gaelen Keeffe, Svetlana Kotlin, Daniela Fernandez, Gina Fernandez, Rhiannon Rogers, Gina Hutchinson, Heidi Hutchinson, Susan Dones, Kim Woolhouse, and several others are great indeed.
Raniere’s ‘mine’ has won. He had the most joy.