Cultivating Loving Kindness
Beloved students, I greet you again in the month that holds both Passover and Easter for 2011. Can you receive the special energies that these two holidays offer? Can you connect with the energies of redemption and rebirth? If you can, then do so often this month; I believe both these energies will serve you well as you negotiate the ups and downs of April. Above all, remember to celebrate the divine that indwells you. It is yours by birthright, and no matter how you conceive of the divine, know that it lives and breathes in and through you.
So very much has arisen in the conventional reality since I offered last month's article. How are you dealing with the chaos erupting in the world around you? In recent weeks, the planetary process has born witness to riots in Algeria, a coup in Tunisia, and a massive uprising in Egypt. Those who forecast sites of potential civil unrest are now beginning to look to Asia, noting that the same problems that prompted the uprisings in the Middle East and Northern Africa—namely high unemployment and soaring food prices—now exist in India, China, and Indonesia. This year has clearly offered much for scrutiny in the first three months.