A friend of mine who lifts weights recently asked me to teach him to meditate. So I asked him to explain to me the steps of one rep of a bench press.
Perhaps woven tightly with fear and insecurity is an opportunity to experience the only true security, that of self-love — and of being there for ourselves.
Ram Dass taught me that the guru is in me, always, everywhere, and is available with a simple connection with my heart and the hearts of those I love.
The thought of strength through weakness is, like all great spiritual truths, a paradox — two of life’s extremes fused together…
I invite you to make a declaration of interdependence with the realization that by walking hand in hand we can unlock the freedom that is our birthright.
Compassion is, at once, the goal, the lesson, and the tool rolled into one “I love you” for ourselves … and for others.