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A radical act of love


Resident megalomaniac
Greetings fellow seekers {along with anyone else curious enough to click on this little thread I am composing}

I hope you are enjoying your experiences here on the forum today.

I was just over at the midful.org site.

It has a whole bunch of advice and mindfulness techniques - you really out to check it out IMHO :)

For a taste of this loving-kindness meditation -

As the pace of our lives continues to accelerate, driven by a host of forces seemingly beyond our control, more and more of us are finding ourselves drawn to engage in meditation, in this radical act of being. We are moving in the direction of meditative awareness for many reasons, not the least of which may be to maintain our individual and collective sanity, or recover our perspective and sense of meaning, or simply to deal with the outrageous stress and insecurity of this age.

By stopping and intentionally falling awake to how things are in this moment, purposefully, without succumbing to our own reactions and judgments, and by working wisely with such occurrences with a healthy dose of self-compassion when we do succumb, and by our willingness to take up residency for a time in the present moment in spite of all our plans and activities aimed at getting somewhere else, completing a project or pursuing desired objects or goals, we discover that such an act is both immensely, discouragingly difficult and yet utterly simple, profound, hugely possible after all, and restorative of mind and body, soul and spirit right in that moment. It is indeed a radical act of love just to sit down and be quiet for a time by yourself.

Read the full meditation here -

This Loving-Kindness Meditation is a Radical Act of Love - Mindful

Wishing you al the very best!