Compassion for others works best starting with compassion for ourselves. During this most challenging time of our lives, taking good care of ourselves is paramount. It is a matter of survival. Let’s make recognizing feeling sorry for yourself and letting it go, a new habit. Train in this. Recognize, and let go. It is a perfect time to practice forgiveness. Forgiveness for others and especially forgiveness for yourself. None of us are perfect. We all make mistakes. Cut yourself some slack. Forgive yourself. It’s o.k. It is healing. You deserve it. This is the way to take good care of yourself. It is compassion for yourself. With this base of self-compassion, we are prepared to turn our compassion outward to others, all others. We become a Samarai Spiritual Warriors in the time of Covid-19.
Several posts ago I wrote about forgiveness. Forgiveness and gratitude share the same spectrum regarding outlook or attitude. Forgiveness opens the heart by dissolving scars of hurt that made us tight and irritable. With a […]
Compassion is the reason we are alive. It is the purpose of our life. Survival depends on it. This is a mantra I want you all to write down, copy many times, and display wherever […]