A tender heart

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Emerging From The Dark Night

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..the tenderness of the awakened heart, is available in moments of caring for things, when we are cleaning our glasses or brush our hair.  It’s available in moments of appreciation, when we notice the blue sky or pause and listen to the rain.  It is available in moments of gratitude, when we recall a kindness or recognise another person’s courage.  It is available in music and dance, in art, and in poetry. Whenever we let go of holding onto ourselves and look at the world around us, whenever we connect with sorrow, whenever we connect with joy, whenever we drop our resentment and complaint, in these moments (the tender heart) is here.

Pema Chodron

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