We need to give attention, love, and energy—it’s called Wise Attention in Buddhist practice—to our inner child, just as we need to give attention to any child we’re trying to raise. It’s important to mindfully tend our inner growth, learn how to heal/grieve our childhood wounding, love, and let go.

*This dharma talk was recorded on January 1, 1988 at Spirit Rock Meditation Center,

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