As Valentine’s Day fades in our memory, it’s good to remember how indispensable love is. It’s an integral part of mindfulness. Acceptance, an important aspect of love, allows us to see our experience as it really is, and to understand our reactions to what is happening. This process in turn nourishes a healthy love for all beings who have internal struggles and distress, including ourselves.
Love is the balm that soothes and heals the patterns of thought and emotional reaction that make us unhappy. … Continue reading