Posted by: Upāsaka | 07/18/2017

A Scale Over the Heart 

For reasons that completely escape me, there is an almost cyclical pattern to the practice. At times, I am able to connect quickly and deeply to metta and karuna while at others, it feels as though a scale had grown over my heart. I have a sneaking suspicion that this scale had grown there to protect me from the discomfort of opening to the pain of others but I may be wrong. As always, the only sure thing is to keep practicing, too keep trying different techniques and approaches to soften and remove the scales.  


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  1. ..and don’t forget to love yourself 🙂 you are the most important person in your life!
    Best love affair ever….(techniques are not such important 🙂

    ..

    • Ayya,

      As always, thank you!

      Mettaya,

      M


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