August 13, 2013

Love, Compassion, & Your Body in Just 117 Words.

It all rides on the breath.

One breathes out, which is love, but you cannot stay out there. You have to come back to your Self or love becomes stagnant and sick.

But when you come back to yourself you must bring the world with you, just as it is. This is compassion. So, you come back to yourself and bring the whole world with you—with all its suffering and distress. Then the most amazing thing happens. The breath touches your raw heart. The spirit is uplifted. Suddenly there is this deep sense of meaning and worth growing out of our body. So, we breathe out. This is love.

Identifying with this movement is meditation. This identification takes place in the silence of the body.

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Ed: Sara Crolick

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