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Loyalty Meditation


Loyalty is sticking with a commitment during ups and downs.

By carrying out what we have said we're going to do we develop strength of character, which is a big plus to spiritual growth in life. If our goal in living is to continually be our best, moment to moment, it is essential to develop our strength in the virtue of loyalty.

Growth on the path toward character perfection and the inherent harmony and happiness it embodies comes in part by being loyal to those we've committed to, and the just causes in the world, too.

Meditation

To begin: Sit in your favorite meditation spot, either on the floor on a cushion with your legs folded in, or sit up straight in a chair with the soles of your feet on the floor. Fold your hands in your lap or place them palms up or palms down on your thighs.

Close your eyes and start even and regular breathing in a pattern such as 2 counts to breathe in, and 2 counts to breathe out. Continue this rhythmic breathing throughout your session without actually saying the counts.

Breath is a connection between body and mind; controlled breathing regulates metabolism and calms an agitated mind.

Think about at least one person or pet that you care lovingly about. This puts the mind in a positive mood and helps us feel more energetic.

Take some minutes to think about the biggest commitment in your life and how you can increase your loyalty in that direction. Actions born of loyalty carry the energy needed to continue to help us keep commitments or strive for our goal; just as snowballs gets larger by rolling along.

Resolve to continue being loyal to what's important in your life. Now sit in silence for a few minutes enjoying the peace and calm meditation brings to body and mind.

Finish your session by taking in a deep breath and slowly releasing it. Open your eyes and write out any new insights in your journal for occasional review. Now stretch out and go on with your day.

Loyalty shown
Day by day
Gives harmony; happiness
Its full play.


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