It is said in yoga that “the world is as you see it.” Antoine de Saint Exupery said in his book, The Little Prince, “The essential things in life are not seen with ther eyes but with heart.” So how do we experience the world? How do YOU see it?
It is easy to be reactive to everything around us and to respond to the senses, oftentimes without thinking, only feeling. Then we are at the will of events around us, twisting, we might say, in the wind.
Spiritual practices help us to know that this need not be so. We have a choice to stop and breath. Or to remember a calming phrase or a mantra. We might count to ten or whistle a happy tune. We could stop and engage compassion. To experience equanimity no matter what surrounds us. Or we could look through the tenderness of the heart – with kindness and love.
This is my first adventure at writing a blog. So I hope you might look at this beginning writing with all of the above. My web site suggest with look for the light of eternal love. What if we saw each other in that light all the time. Just asking…