> "An anology for bodhichitta is the rawness of a broken heart. Sometimes
> this broken heart gives birth to anxiety and panic, sometimes to anger,
> resentment and blame. But under the hardness of that armor there is the
> tenderness of genuine sadness. This is our link with all of those who have
> ever loved. This genuine heart of sadness can teach us great compassion.
> - Pema Chodron
I found myself in this space this year at Burning Man... everyone asks,
"how are you?" and when your broken heart is so raw and immediate, you
can't help but answer with the painful truth.
Those links were almost visible. Strangers would hug me, or offer some
of the sagest advice I've ever heard; the Universe speaking through
whatever souls were nearest.