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Lions Roar : July 2014
Ihaven’t had a drink or a self-prescribed mood- altering drug in nineteen years. I make that statement with both pride and wonder, given the amount of suffering that preceded my renunciation of booze, pills, and the like. I mostly attribute my sobriety to my spiritual practice, the sup- port of my Buddhist community, and our local twelve-step gath- erings. But if one practice or tool has helped me get and stay sober, it is the practice of Metta, or loving-kindness. I grew up in an unpredictable household. My father, an alco- holic, could shift from pleasant joviality to rage-induced violence over the course of a few glasses of wine. I vividly remember plates suddenly flying toward my head during tense dinners and the sound of my mom’s muffled cries while locked in a bathroom. In short, the stuff that leads to years of analysis later in life. By my teens I was hypervigilant of others and self-absorbed, the victim of a self-critical inner tyrant. I felt unworthy of oth- Josh korda teaches in the Theravada Buddhist tradition at Dharmapunx NYC + Brooklyn and is a regular visiting teacher at Against the Stream in Los Angeles. Loving-kindness It Starts with You Josh korda on how to free your naturally loving heart and expand your goodwill to include all beings. Head of the Buddha, Borobudur, Indonesia, Shailendra Dynasty, ca. 825 c.e. The Nelson- Atkins Museum of Art. ©NeLSoN-ATkINSMuSeuMofART,PuRChASe:WILLIAMRoCkhILLNeLSoNTRuST,55-104 SHAMBHALA SUN JULy 2014 46