Awakening is not a thing. It is not a goal, not a concept. It is not something to be attained. It is a metamorphosis. If the caterpillar thinks about the butterfly it is to become, saying "and then I shall have wings and antennae" there will never be a butterfly. The caterpillar must accept its own disappearance in its transformation. When the marvelous butterfly takes wing, nothing that was the caterpillar remains.

Awakening is not a thing. It is not a goal, not a concept. It is not something to be attained. It is a metamorphosis. If the caterpillar thinks about the butterfly it is to become, saying "and then I shall have wings and antennae" there will never be a butterfly. The caterpillar must accept its own disappearance in its transformation. When the marvelous butterfly takes wing, nothing that was the caterpillar remains.

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Butterfly metamorphosis caterpillar, chrysalis & moth, cocoon life cycle videos photos:larva growth transition
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"The struggle to break out of the cocoon develops the butterfly so it can fly. Without that adversity, the butterfly would never have the strength to achieve its destiny". So, too, with our own adversity.

"The struggle to break out of the cocoon develops the butterfly so it can fly. Without that adversity, the butterfly would never have the strength to achieve its destiny". So, too, with our own adversity.

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Jean Paul Gaultier | Metamorphosis 2014 | http://senatus.net/article/butterflies-galore-jean-paul-gaultier-spring-2014-couture/

Jean Paul Gaultier | Metamorphosis 2014 | http://senatus.net/article/butterflies-galore-jean-paul-gaultier-spring-2014-couture/

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Progress in my classroom? How it is made and how I know it. | Teaching: Leading Learning
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Butterfly Metamorphosis Craft and Free Template-egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly

Butterfly Metamorphosis Craft and Free Template-egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly

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