Cultivating Softness

A practice of meeting each moment—whether we welcome it or not—with softness rather than resistance so that we can sit with whatever experience that arises and not be so ruffled. Words by Rumi guide.

Don’t claim in spring on stone some

verdure grows

Be soft like soil to raise a lovely rose

For years you’ve been a 

stony-hearted man (or woman)

Try being like the soil now if you


Guide: Noelle Lim

Image credit: Paul Hanaoka, Unsplash

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