Compassion is the reason we are alive. It is the purpose of our life. Survival depends on it. This is a mantra I want you all to write down, copy many times, and display wherever you spend time, so you can read, reflect, and meditate on it throughout the day: THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OURSELVES AND OTHERS. NONE OF WISHES EVEN THE SLIGHTEST OF SUFFERING, NOR IS CONTENT WITH THE HAPPINESS WE HAVE. REALIZING THIS, MAY WE ENHANCE THE BLISS AND JOY OF OTHERS.
October 24, 2018 Human Values Meditation Practice Group We will learn about compassion and meditation from a video of the latest lecture by Dr. Barry Kerzin and we will practice meditation together. *Staff from Human […]
Our default position whenever possible is forgiveness and gratitude. Forgiveness counters arrogance and ego. This moves us towards insight and wisdom. Gratitude opens our heart to compassion. Wisdom and compassion lead to the two bodies […]
We must be careful when we tap into the massive suffering in the world, not to be crushed and overwhelmed. Recognizing others’ suffering opens our hearts to compassion. It does not close our hearts. This […]