The path of conscious awareness is no bed of roses… It is difficult for everybody; that is something we have to face. We may not always be willing to receive the kindness that is there; we cannot always experience what happens in our practice as compassion. When we are in the middle of learning a hard lesson about our own selfishness or arrogance, it does not feel like compassion. Having an attachment ripped from deep in our being does not feel kind. Yet when it is gone, when the wound is healing, we can see that the process was one of pure compassion. – Cheri Huber
Review: Upside-Down Spirituality
Upside-Down Spirituality, Chad Bird. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2019.
Summary: Highlights nine areas in which Christian faith turns cultural conventions on their head, turning the world “upside-down.”