On meditation retreat I’ve been reminded of the okayness of life. It’s okay … this life, the one we have … it may not be fair, or pretty, but it’s okay.
I want to be here. I want to live this life, the one I have. I want to feel it all … even appendicitis on Halloween night.
Beyond all the goals, resolutions, and plans for the future, you — just as you are today — are worthy of love and acceptance.
What would happen to our relationships with our spouses, children, friends and bosses if we treated them with the same lack of care we treat ourselves?
Happiness, patience, peace of mind, self-love and the other states of being that we say we want to experience, are skills … skills that must be developed over time.
Whom do you trust? Whose hand do you squeeze when you are scared? Are you ever even allowed to be scared?