Compassion can be hard to cultivate. We are so wrapped up in our own self. We can’t see beyond our own selfish needs, and think we are number one. How can we broaden our view to remember the welfare of others? We are just one whereas there are so many others. They, like us, think they are number one. Recognizing this fact brings us closer to others so we can begin to have concern for their welfare. They are our brother and sisters. We are all part of the human family. Whatever difficulty we face, remember the millions or billions of others facing similar problems. Send them whatever they need, based on your own experience, to overcome their difficulties. We all want to be happy. As we are all brothers and sisters in this human and sentient being family, we must look out for each other.
Our strong ego-driven habitual tendency is to think of ourself, again and again and again. It often takes intention to think of others. And then, when we do, it is often out of jealousy, insecurity, […]
Living a life with joy is meaningful. Wisdom and compassion play crucial roles. Wisdom helps foster humility. Reduction in ego-centricity is part and parcel of humility. There is automatically more focus on the wellbeing of […]
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 […]