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Developing a Heart of Service

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Dear Ones,

Each of us is on a soul journey, a journey to return to Oneness, to return to the Tao, the Source. This is a journey to go beyond separation. This is a purification journey. In ancient wisdom, this journey is named Xiu Lian, which means purification practice. Xiu Lian means the totality of one's spiritual journey. Purification is to transform all the blockages that prevent us from fully aligning with the Source. The highest form of Xiu Lian is Service Xiu Lian.

My spiritual father and teacher, Master Sha has shared:
'The purpose of life is to serve.I have committed my life to this purpose. Service is my life mission.To serve is to make others healthier and happier.' What does it mean to commit one's life to service? It is a very high level of commitment. It means giving your life to service. The more we serve, the more we are blessed. Over the last few days, my heart has been so touched by the unconditional, selfless service of my beloved spiritual teacher, …

Having Greater Compassion for Ourselves

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Dear Ones,

Over the last few days, I have realised more that one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves, is to open our hearts to ourselves, to have greater compassion for ourselves. Many of us have been through many painful experiences in life including difficult childhoods and this has deeply affected our lives as adults. There may have been times when the experiences were so painful that we closed our hearts, not only to ourselves, but also to the Divine, the Tao and the Source. There may even have been times when we stopped believing in love, we could have stopped trusting in love. This lack of trust in ourselves and in life could affect us profoundly. When our hearts close then we are cut off from the source of nourishment, from our source of love from the Divine, the Tao and the Source. When we close our hearts to ourselves, then we separate from our own beloved soul. In order to trust again, we need to have great compassion for ourselves. As we have compassion for ourselves…