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Tag Archives: Compassion

Truth from the Heart of God

The prophet dares to step into the middle of the dominant consciousness and create a new set of possibilities. Continue Reading Truth from the Heart of God

A Second Gaze

Only after God has taught us how to live “undefended” can we stand with and for others. Continue Reading A Second Gaze

Essential Humility

In seeing the many ways we are similar and how our lives are inextricably linked, we can find empathy and compassion. Continue Reading Essential Humility

Engaged Contemplation

The contemplative life is not, and cannot be, a mere withdrawal. Continue Reading Engaged Contemplation

Contemplation and Right Action

If contemplation doesn’t lead to genuine action, then it remains only navel-gazing and self-preoccupation. Continue Reading Contemplation and Right Action

Compassionate Listening

If we are incapable of hearing others, we will also be incapable of hearing God. Continue Reading Compassionate Listening

Being Tender with Our Fear

I believe fear has the holy potential to draw out awe in us. To lead us into deeper patterns of protection and trust. Continue Reading Being Tender with Our Fear

Love Crosses Boundaries

Fierce love causes us to cross boundaries and borders to discover one another. Continue Reading Love Crosses Boundaries

A Return to Devotion

We have to somehow live a life that’s connected to the heart. Continue Reading A Return to Devotion

Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

Christianity and Buddhism Saturday, November 13, 2021 Week Forty-Five Summary and Practice Sunday, November 7—Friday, November 12, 2021 Sunday Buddhism is more a way of knowing and cleaning the lens of perception than a theistic religion concerned with metaphysical “God” questions. —Richard Rohr Monday The antidote for the ignorance that causes suffering is to wake… Continue Reading Christianity and Buddhism: Weekly Summary

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