To the extent that we are mirrored, encouraged and acknowledged for our achievements and our creative pursuits, we are unified within ourselves. To the degree that we are perceived through a distorted mirror, we are torn asunder and may search for approval at a cost to our real self and creativity.
That morning started out like all other mornings; I woke up, for better or worse, on my own side of the bed, 5-year-old feet wedged uncompromisingly in the small of my back and 2-year-old full body scrambling to climb onto my head, her diaper reeking of stale pee.
Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of distance, difficulty, and constancy for you to ponder and practice this week.