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True compassion knows no conditions, limitations, or restrictions

Part 2 of 4, continued from Compassion and Developing Bodhichitta We all want happiness, peace and serenity.  No one wants to suffer.  No one wants any suffering of any kind. There was a time when I was going through a rough … Continue reading

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Compassion and Developing Bodhichitta

The thought for today is COMPASSION. Mother Teresa implored us to “find someone who thinks he is alone and let him know that he is not.” Compassion is at the core of anyone seeking enlightenment.  It is the very essence … Continue reading

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MASTERY

The thought for today is MASTERY. Labor organizer, Cesar Chavez taught “If you use violence you have to sell part of yourself for that violence. Then you are no longer a master of your own struggle.” Practicing nonviolence requires mastering … Continue reading

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UNIQUENESS

The thought for today is UNIQUENESS. “The greatest need people have is for love and approval.” ~ Dale Carnegie Every moment in our human existence is either a call for love or a call to love.  Think about it.  In … Continue reading

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DIALOGUE

The thought for today is DIALOGUE. Marianne Williamson describes a healthy society as one in which “those who disagree can do so with honor and respect for other people’s opinions, and an appreciation for our shared humanity.” We cannot always … Continue reading

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KINDNESS and Invisible Acts of Power: Channeling Grace in Your Everyday Life

The thought for today is KINDNESS. Every day we hear of random and senseless acts of violence. By participating in the counter-revolution of kindness started by Anne Herbert you are contributing to a culture of nonviolence. “Practice random acts of … Continue reading

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Waking the Global Heart: Humanity’s Rite of Passage from the Love of Power to the Power of Love

The thought for today is LOVE. Gandhi wrote, “nonviolence is based on the assumption that human nature … unfailingly responds to the advances of love.” All the great texts encourage us to “love your enemy.” The ancients understood that this … Continue reading

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