Sally Kempton wrote a beautiful piece titled "What Is Love?" for Yoga Journal. Here's an excerpt on the practice of love:
... How can I, in spite of what I may be feeling at a particular moment, offer my best to myself and other people?
Sally Kempton offers several practices to reconnect to the source of love:
Another way to receive love is to imagine that just outside the window of your room sits a compassionate and loving being, someone wise and incredibly forgiving. This person is watching you through the window; her glance protects you and surrounds you with sweetness.
Allow yourself to receive the love that is flowing toward you from this being. If thoughts come up to block it—like "I don't deserve this" or "This is just an exercise; it's not real"—notice them and let them go as you might in meditation, saying, "Thinking," and then breathing the thought out. Your only task is to receive.
When you open your eyes, look around you with the thought that the love you have been contemplating is still flowing toward you from whatever you see and from the air itself.
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