I am not an expert in the Gnostic stories but am much more attracted to their approach to spirituality, which is very modern and filled with Energy.
The texture of commitment hasn’t been a grandiose cinematic score. Daily, it feels more like a Bach Suite -- sweet, rhythmic, flowing, precise, simple.
Not just the parts I think I like, but also the parts I tend not to like. The parts of me that seek forgiveness. The parts that are angry.
Mental anxiety, for me, has required very physical actions. Nothing I do is about making it go away. I don’t believe healing works like that.
The root of metta must begin by instilling in yourself the strength, support and loving-kindness that you will then draw upon to bless others.