Our hearts are bigger than we give them credit for. When we feel afraid and unsure, it seems as though we have only a small amount of room for love and compassion. But then something happens to change us, something comes over the wall, something shines through the clouds – and we realize that the best and only way to help ourselves is by helping out one another.
Buddhist nun and inspirational speaker Pema Chodron has this to say about the power of the human heart to change:
“When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space.”