Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Last night we counted Day 3 - Tiferet sh’be’Hesed Compassion, Balance in Expansion
Last night we counted Day 3 Tiferet sh’be’Hesed
Compassion, Balance in Expansion
The birth canal pressing and coddling the infant, massaging and nourishing it as it enters into the world. The act of nursing; breast milk is formulated specially for the infant. It is what the infant can receive and take in. Just the right nourishment and flow.
Giving must be offered in a way that can be received to be effective giving. Tiferet calls to tuning into the one receiving. Compassionate giving holds the needs of the recipient as primary.
Not enough or too much do not nourish adequately. The offering must be matched, that is tuned to the one receiving.
Guide to Practice; Ask yourself, am I giving in order receive something in return? Am I giving to demonstrate my superiority? Am I giving too much and burdening the recipient?
How can I give in a manner that better supports the recipient’s fuller receiving what is being offered?