Loving-kindness Part 1


‘Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.’

Henry James


May I be happy

May I be healthy

May I be peaceful

May I live with ease.


These simple words of the metta, or loving-kindness meditation, have much to offer us. When we first hear them, we might find them a bit obvious, or a voice in our head might say, ‘that’s all very well and good, but…’ There may be any number of reasons why it might be difficult for us to imagine a life of happiness, health and peace, but this doesn’t mean we cannot wish for it. Continue reading “Loving-kindness Part 1” »