There's a sacredness to every one's life. In order to relate to it, you have to build confidence.
Because of this need to build confidence, we speak of "warriorship." There's a tremendous amount of fear in people's lives. I think it's based on not wanting to reveal oneself. You're always protecting yourself. So the journey of meditation - one has to be brave. One must break out of the world which is comfort - oriented."
Some words read this early morning from Tricycle Daily Dharma