Loving-kindness Practice is Not for Sissies

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I’m reading a book about Altruism (Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World by Matthiew Ricard). Reading this book has encouraged me to include more loving-kindness work in my meditation practice (both for myself and for … Continued

The Good, the Bright, and the Beautiful — Day 24

Kindness and Gratitude Overflowing The flow of water over rock can gradually wear the rock away and create something as big and beautiful as the Grand Canyon. Think what practicing random acts of kindness and daily gratitude can do for … Continued

The Good, the Bright, and the Beautiful — Day 21

Three Generous Interpretations Some years ago, a facilitator/trainer in a workshop I was taking suggested that we each embrace a wonderful life-long practice. She called the practice, Three Generous Interpretations. The practice goes like this. When someone does something that usually … Continued

The Good, the Bright, and the Beautiful — Day 16

Learning Compassion I am reading a book by Richard Davidson called The Emotional Life of the Brain. Known for his research on the brains of long-term meditators, Davidson is a meditator himself. “The Dalai Lama challenged me – he said, … Continued

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