Self-compassion and not-so-easy small choices

One of the challenges of learning the spiritual practice of self-compassion is that it most often comes to us in the shape of not-so-easy small choices.Think of Mary of Bethany who courageously chose to sit at Jesus’ feet to learn... And stayed there even when her sister complained bitterly. Think of the woman with the hemorrhage who hoped beyond reason, bravely and illegally entered the fray of the crowd, and reached out to touch the hem of the Rabbi believing she would be healed... And t … [Read more...]