We’re beset with horrible news from all sides, these days — from the lives lost in Las Vegas to the millions suffering in Puerto Rico and Houston. Sharon Salzberg asks: Can we break out of our cycle of agitation to meet this suffering from a place of love?
She embodied a sense of steady gratitude regardless of the circumstances. A reflection in memoriam of police captain-turned-dharma teacher Cheri Maples.
Lovingkindness isn’t a sweet and soft thing. It’s a rigorous transformation of mind and spirit, and it’s the first step to cultivating a sense of connection to those around us.