The Path to Loving Ourselves: Dedicated to Cheri
This is the essence of metta (lovingkindness)…
Knowing and remembering that we all have special traits and qualities; appreciating this body and being for what it is; knowing that we are beings whose birthright is love, peace, kindness, and caring for ourselves. Metta is goodwill–a connection to life, ourselves, and others as they are.
If difficulties arise for us, rather than reacting automatically with self-judgment, blaming, and aversion, we can open to the beautiful beings that we are, with compassion. Remember what makes us feel alive, connected, and content moment by moment.
Can we bring this to our minds and hearts during the tasks of our day?Continue reading