Creating a safe space to listen and allow another to talk through their own thoughts is an act of compassion.
A look at how we make our choices in the marketplace; how shifting from the motivation of fear to compassion makes all our choices more skillful…and jjoyful!
(Following up on a comment on the last post.)Empathy is inherent to brain development. From a very young age most
The earth provides us with everything we need to live. It’s a model of compassion. How different is the earth’s
Imagine those twelve Thai boys meditating in a cave not knowing when or if they would be rescued. Now imagine
The expression ‘take what you hear with a grain of salt’ reminds me to allow for the very likely possibility
Part of mindfulness practice is cultivating compassion for ourselves. For example, when we are meditating and we get lost in
We have been talking about metta, loving-kindness. We have been practicing sending it to ourselves, other individuals and out to
(NOTE: The term Bodhisattva is from Mahayana schools of Buddhism, and I am grounded more in Theravada, the school of
This week in class we did an experiential exercise on compassion. After meditation practice, we sat in the resulting inner