Omega talks with Sharon Salzberg, who urges us to live from love and take care of one another.
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Being present comes from breath, thought, and expression. A breath is a living prayer, each inhale an opportunity and each exhale a way to send unwanted energy out of the mind and body.
Even with the solid intention to develop a more compassionate attitude it can be difficult to know what the most skillful and truly helpful action is in any given situation.
Self-awareness doesn't arrive on a golden cloud. It's an achievement won through pain and courage. It takes a strong heart to face certain weaknesses until they become strengths.
Here, in Mother India, was a society in which the intuition I'd been seriously pursuing since age 16--the sense that Spirit is higher and more important than anything else--was simply taken for granted.
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