Tag: compassion

Universal Consciousness – True Preparedness for Uncertain Times

Universal Consciousness – True Preparedness for Uncertain Times













Rene Descartes, Contributor
Waking Times

If you “sense” that big changes are coming, you’re right. And consider this: You can physically prepare until you think you are nearly invincible, but you can lose it all in an instant. Social, political, or natural forces could disrupt or wipe out your preparations. … More

January 23, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Debt, Foreclosure and Forgiveness

Debt, Foreclosure and Forgiveness













Uwe Blesching, Contributor
Waking Times

Make no mistake, bankruptcies or foreclosures, are a serious crisis. The sustained mental and emotional stress commonly experienced during the months or years of bankruptcy or foreclosure process is toxic stress. This type of stress has been shown to increase the risk of developing chronic … More

January 7, 2014 | By | 9 Replies More
Kuan Yin: The Compassionate Rebel

Kuan Yin: The Compassionate Rebel













Nitin Kumar, New Dawn
Waking Times

It is unfortunate that Buddhism’s most enduring (and universal) contribution to the world has been insufficiently translated as compassion. The original Sanskrit word is karuna, which holds within itself traces of the fragment ‘ru’, meaning to weep. While the Oxford dictionary describes compassion … More

December 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
The 12 Keys of Spiritual Activism

The 12 Keys of Spiritual Activism













Humanity Healing
Waking Times

The embrace of the path of Spiritual Activism enables individuals or groups to develop the noble qualities of compassion, wisdom and gratitude. It is in itself a Path of Transformation – a Spiritual Blueprint for living. We can shift our perspectives of reality through seeking service … More

October 17, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Is Compassion for Suckers?

Is Compassion for Suckers?













Rebecca Gladding, M.D., Guest
Waking Times

I recently saw what seemed to be an inspiring quote attributed to Mother Teresa:

“People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat … More

October 5, 2013 | By | 16 Replies More
Compassion in Action: The Rule to an Expanded Consciousness and More Happiness

Compassion in Action: The Rule to an Expanded Consciousness and More Happiness













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”Plato

According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, we are all meant to be happy. In his words, “Neither social conditioning nor education nor ideology affect this.” The trick to true happinessMore

June 20, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
The Triumph of Self-Worth Over Net-Worth

The Triumph of Self-Worth Over Net-Worth













Joshua Becker, Guest
Waking Times

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” – Henry David Thoreau

Net-worth – your assets minus your debts.

Self-worth – the quality of … More

June 11, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
It Starts With You…

It Starts With You…













Alex Redmond, Contributor
Waking Times

It starts with you…..

Governments cannot change the world, neither can churches, society nor any other authority. Nobody can be forced to show compassion, tolerance, respect and nobody can be forced to change.

Gandhi said “be the change you want to see in the world”.… More

June 8, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Proof: Meditation Makes You More Compassionate

Proof: Meditation Makes You More Compassionate













Josh Richardson, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The qualities the world desperately needs more of, namely love, kindness and compassion, are indeed teachable. Scientists have mostly focused on the benefits of meditation for the brain and the body, but a recent study by Northeastern University’s David DeSteno, published in Psychological ScienceMore

April 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Responsible Spirituality – Standing in the Dark and Seeing the Light

Responsible Spirituality – Standing in the Dark and Seeing the Light













Chris Renzo, Guest Writer
Waking Times

To not recognize the darkest aspects of our way of life disables us from being the greatness that we are. To claim we are wise and spiritual without acknowledging the darkest aspects of who we are is superficial. This does not mean we should … More

March 18, 2013 | By | 9 Replies More
Removing Some of the Obstacles to Love

Removing Some of the Obstacles to Love













Belsebuub, Guest Writer
Waking Times 

Love is of consciousness, which is the spiritual within. Yet consciousness is not free, as it’s smothered by the subconscious and is asleep, and so too as a consequence is love.

Negativity in particular destroys feelings of love, engulfing and consuming the mind. It also … More

March 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Brandishing Truth In The Face Of Lies

Brandishing Truth In The Face Of Lies













Zen Gardner
Waking Times

A lot of people are at wit’s end in the face of this onslaught of anti-Truth and such an obvious, crushing despotic takeover. I sympathize with this feeling, it often gnaws at me as well. Not only the deep indignation against the ugly reality we’re up … More

February 19, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
Idiot Compassion

Idiot Compassion













David Peers, Guest Writer
Waking Times

My life is organised and aligned with Tibetan Buddhism and Japanese Zen. I teach Yoga. With the wisdom of one and the mindfulness of the other, my life becomes simpler.

I realised, some time ago, that we spend most of our time comparing our … More

January 25, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
The Wake-Up Call

The Wake-Up Call













Peter Russel, Spirit of Now
Waking Times

The ancient Chinese symbol for crisis, wei-chi, combines two elements: danger and opportunity. The danger is that if one continues to pursue approaches that are no longer working, then disaster is imminent. The opportunity is to let go of the old patterns and … More

December 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Why We Need to Develop True Compassion in Our Lives

Why We Need to Develop True Compassion in Our Lives













Barbara-Lynn Freed, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

True Compassion develops after we have mastered the art of Forgiveness and learned to Love others unconditionally, for Compassion is an action of the transpersonal self. In this state of Beingness, we do not get entangled in the drama and emotions of the … More

November 8, 2012 | By | Reply More
Unleashing the Soul – How Free Are You?

Unleashing the Soul – How Free Are You?













Trinity Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Waking Times

“We, who lived in concentration camps,
can remember the men who walked
through the huts of others,
giving away their last piece of bread.
They may have been few in number,
but they offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken away from a
More

October 26, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Who We Are In Crisis

Who We Are In Crisis













Laura Grace Weldon, Guest Writer
Waking Times

Versions of Survivor are watched all over the world. Forty-five countries have pitted contestants against the odds and shows are still filmed in Denmark, Croatia, Italy, Norway, Serbia, France, India, Israel, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the U.S. These series drop people in inhospitable … More

August 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Four Pillars of Health

The Four Pillars of Health













Osho

Health is not only a physical phenomenon. That is only one of its dimensions, and one of the most superficial dimensions because basically the body is going to die — healthy or unhealthy, it is momentary.

Real health has to happen somewhere inside you, in your subjectivity, in your … More

July 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Buddha Teaches a Lesson on Forgiveness

The Buddha Teaches a Lesson on Forgiveness













Waking Times

The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spit on his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never … More

June 11, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More