Compassion and love constitute nonviolence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, and all virtues. They give meaning to our activities and make of lives constructive. There is nothing amazing about being rich or highly educated. It is only when someone has a warm heart that these achievements become worthwhile.
We are on an Easter egg treasure hunt searching for treasures. The treasures are not painted Easter eggs. Rather they are our destructive negative emotions, often lurking just under the surface. You might think, “these […]
Come back home. Come back to your true self. Come home to awareness. Come home to forgiveness. Come home to being kind and gentle to yourself. Come home to grace. Come home to dignity. Come […]
Forgiveness is an important corollary to compassion, as is gratitude. Both attitudes dampen the tendency to think, “I am right,” falling into righteousness. By reducing strong clinging and grasping to myself, both attitudes soften the […]