There’s a long list of similarities between practicing Buddhism and practicing parenthood.
Among the first would be that you can talk and read all you want, but when it comes to doing it, it’s a whole other story!
For the sake of context to this week’s song, one of the psychologically difficult I’ve been dealing with is one minute having Fina being all hugs and kisses and “Papa! Papa! Papa!” then not wanting me near her the next.
At first it was hard not to take it personally, and though it’s still gives a twinge of hurt, it’s easy to remind yourself not to when you have a baby sitting in front of, I have a feeling it won’t be so easy in 12 years from now!