Questions for further reflection:
Read the Rumi poem The Guest House. Which words or ideas strike home for you? Why might that be?
What parts of you are like the characters in the parable of the good Samaritan – the arrogant priest, or the ashamed Levite, the over accomplishing Samaritan, or the wounded traveler?
Which of these parts of yourself are the hardest for you to welcome? What might welcome for that one look like for you?