TAG: compassion

5 Quick Steps to Forgiving Yourself

Paige Bartholomew – Forgiving yourself can be a tough one because the person who feels angry, and the person you’re angry with, is the same person – YOU!

Racism vs. Love, Compassion and Knowledge

Daniel Dowling – What we see as problems are actually brilliant and compassionate ways for us to recognize the imbalances that lead to hate and racism…

Could You Give Like This Man?

Video – Research suggests that not only is giving good for you—your health, your happiness, and your sense of purpose—but gift-giving activates the good things that people do to heal a wounded world.

What Mercy Will You Offer?

Stuart Wilde, Guest Waking Times Some people don’t need redemption, they believe they are perfect, the rest of us need as much redemption as we can get our podgy little hands on. But in order to have forgiveness and acceptance you need to offer it to others. If you can’t, then you are stuck. Often

Turmeric’s Healing Power: A Physical Manifestation of Compassion?

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times Few, if any, plants have been revered as thoroughly — by the religious and scientific community alike — as a healer of the human body, mind and soul, as beautiful turmeric. It could be written off as an overly imaginative cultural oddity that ancient Indians understoodturmeric to be the

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. Even the most powerful governments

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 de- generative diseases such as

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 as pity bordering on the merciful, karuna

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 beyond self by practicing the

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 you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people

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