Take fear into your infinite heart

buddhist meditating on heart

Our hearts have an infinite capacity for loving, healing, learning, and illuminating. When we’re angry, we can feel our hearts close, and when we forgive we can feel our entire bodies soften.

When we are in pain, we can let down the walls around our hearts and let others in.  And, when we are afraid, we can open our hearts and let it swallow our fears, only to shine brighter after.

To fight pain, fear and anger is to give those things power, to deny part of ourselves. Instead, take those things into your heart where they are acknowledged, welcomed, accepted, comforted and transmuted.

Namaste.

– Your Charmed Yogi

(Photo: Tumblr/Ozone Baby)

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5 thoughts on “Take fear into your infinite heart

  1. I’m happy to read your post today. I’ve been bringing this same idea into my meditation classes, remembering Pema Chodron’s description of the practice of Tonglen. She says that we are like the ocean and the difficulties we face are but a drop of water in that massive sea inside of us. We can take in the difficult knowing there is so much more that we hold. thanks for this, Charmed Yogi. I so appreciate your blog!

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