Lately there has been a few deaths, or maybe I prefer to call them transitions, around me, and that sense of love for others has been noticeable present.
My sister-in-law passed on and even though I already now that I love my brother, that state, feeling, sense or whatever one can call it, has been there with new strength and clarity. He’s on my mind all the time, it feels like. It’s as if a part of my mind is attending to wondering if he’s ok, planning on calling him and more than anything, wanting to transfer his sadness to me.
Then dear friends of mine had to let their dog go. Being a passionate former dog owner I know the room a loved creature like that fills, so I notice that part of my attention is with them, not worrying, but more just being there with them, hoping that this will ease the loss.
Then a couple of days ago a young colleague of mine lost her grandfather, and I have that same experience, wanting to take on some of those sad emotions, so that she and her family will be ok.
I know that we are all connected all the time and maybe we just notice it more clearly when life reminds us that we can and will “loose” some of those we love. That sense of a thread of energy from me to someone else.
Imagine if we had that sense as a constant presence, to everyone around us, what a different world we would live in.