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Day 26 ~ May Is For Metta 2018: Cultivating Peace On Earth

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My life blazed with the desire To serve as a thread Joining Heaven and Earth                                                                       ~ Haiku by Masahisa Goi One of the things that may happen when we are cultivating loving-kindness and compassion is that we become more attuned with these energies and may be drawn into connection and community with like-minded others.  As each being becomes more of an embodiment of these positive qualities, they are not just bringing change to themselves but […]

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Day 25 ~ May Is For Metta 2018: Deepening Your Metta Practice

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“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals.  Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others.  Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”  – Pema Chodron One of the great gifts of Metta is learning to move beyond our personal experience into the understanding that all beings experience suffering just as we do and additionally, all […]

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Day 16 ~ May Is For Metta 2018: Strengthening Our Foundation

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“Look in the mirror for a moment. The most important person is the one in front of you. The most important thing to do is to care. If this is true, care for yourself first. Love yourself first. Appreciate yourself first. Value your own human life. Then you are not alone. Stop expecting too much from you. Say this is good enough. I am happy to be here. I am kind to myself. I not […]

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