從前有一位這樣的母親,她嘗試過悉心照顧、感化、責罵、糾正教育、以及勸導。但外在的一切都不管用。她為了治癒和引導她焦躁不安的小孩,從未停止她的警覺心。她一直沒有放棄,甚至考慮把小孩安置於她兄弟的家中,以便給她的兒子一個新的開始。然後,有一個夜晚,當她祈禱,並且為那最後的「可能」靜心時,她得到了一個令她吃驚的領悟。

她發現自己是問題,也是解答的一部分。

          把她自己抽離而置身事外,等於是否決了一個他們雙方都需要的重要關係。自從這個了悟和一夜的安眠之後,她重新提起精神來,第二天早晨,她以一個「靈魂對靈魂」的擁抱喚醒她的兒子,迥然不同於自兒子襁褓以來,他們曾經分享過的一切。

 療癒於是展開了。

          There was such a mother who tried attention, affection, scolding, corrective education, and counseling. But nothing external worked. Never giving up, she went so far as to consider placing the child in her brothers family, giving her son a new start. Then one night, as she prayed and meditated upon that final possibility, a startling realization came to her.

          She saw that she was part of both the problem and the solution.

          To separate herself out would be to deny a vital connection they both needed. Refreshed from her realization and a good nights sleep she awakened her son the next morning with a soul to soul hug unlike anything they had shared since his infancy.

          The healing began. 

「愛」是一位忠心且有耐心的母親,母親的名字是「愛」。

— Love Without End

母親的名字是愛


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