Compassion Can Change Lives

“Freedom cannot be learned by tyranny of any kind, and the perfect equality of all God’s Sons cannot be recognized through the dominion of one mind over another.” – A Course in Miracles “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama “It’s one of the greatest gifts youContinue reading “Compassion Can Change Lives”

A Dish of Forgiveness All Around

“When we think we have been hurt by someone in the past, we build up defenses to protect ourselves from being hurt in the future. So the fearful past causes a fearful future and the past and future become one. We cannot love when we feel fear …. When we release the fearful past andContinue reading “A Dish of Forgiveness All Around”

Forgiveness As Radical Love

“A Rattlesnake, if cornered will become so angry it will bite itself. That is exactly what the harboring of hate and resentment against others is – a biting of oneself. We think we are harming others in holding these spites and hates, but the deeper harm is to ourselves.” E. Stanley Jones “Treat people asContinue reading “Forgiveness As Radical Love”

Radical Love

“True words aren’t eloquent; eloquent words aren’t true. Wise men don’t need to prove their point; men who need to prove their point aren’t wise. The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.” ― Lao Tzu, Tao TeContinue reading “Radical Love”

Forgiveness and Compassion

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.” – Bernard Meltzer “Oftentimes have I heard you speak of one who commits a wrong as though he were not one of you, but a stranger unto you and an intruder upon your world. But I sayContinue reading “Forgiveness and Compassion”