How beautiful, Kristie! So many of the things you mentioned rhymed within me, particularly the conditional love that is sometimes taught. I haven’t thought about it in that manner, but it brings me a lot of contemplation for the journey I’m having with Maya. And that brings me to, the veil of Maya, I so agree with you that painful experiences often pierce that veil more easily than happy ones. Except parenthood I’m discovering, as I am spending time with Maya (the baby, not the veil), I’m acutely aware of the impermanence of these experiences. I’m so happy I hugged a couple of months ago and your perfume lingered on me, I’m happy to house a bit of your essence until I have to return it to the universe again… Keep these posts coming, it is so lovely.