Meditation won't fix everything

Jack Kornfield, an amazing meditation teacher and author, regarding meditation and “old wounds”:

For most people, meditation practice doesn’t “do it all”. At best, it’s one important piece of a complex path of opening and awakening. I used to believe that meditation led to the higher, more universal truths, and that psychology, personality, and our own “little dramas” were a separate, lower realm. I wish it worked that way, but experience and the nondual nature of reality don’t bear it out. If we are to end suffering and final freedom, we can’t keep these two levels of our lives separate.

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