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'We self-protect by blaming, by judging, by shaming; by labelling, "This shouldn't be happening", or "I shouldn't be feeling this, or that". If awakening out of the dream of separation is to become a living, embodied experience, then we are called to be very honest with ourselves as to where we withdraw, or close down, or shut down, or in any way pull away from or try to diminish the rawness of our tender spots.' - Amoda Maa Jeevan

'To be present is to be ruthlessly, radically, unequivocally open to this tenderness, even though the archaic mechanism of ego's reactivity is to limit that, to close, to shut down, and in that shutting down to create a wall of defence - and, most likely, an attack, either an obvious attack or a more subtle attack. So it's in our relationships and our interactions with everything that we can start to purify the heart, so that the light of awakeness that has been opened to can start to flow into our relationships in the world.' - Jeevan

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