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Day 30 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Love Meditation

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“Love is not just the intention to love, but the capacity to reduce suffering, and offer peace and happiness. The practice of love increases our forbearance, our capacity to be patient and embrace difficulties and pain.”  ― Thich Nhat Hanh We are nearing the end of our official practice for this […]

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Day 29 ~ May For Metta 2020: Metta As Medicine For Heart & Soul

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“ONE GREAT QUESTION underlies our experience, whether we think about it consciously or not:  What is the purpose of life?  I have considered this question and would like to share my thoughts in the hope that they may be of direct, practical benefit to those who read them.   I […]

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Day 28 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Becoming A Beacon Of Lovingkindness

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“Love and peace are qualities we cultivate through the choices we make.  It is up to each of us to make this choice of our own accord and equally our opportunity to share this energy from within.  No one can do it for us.  So if you wish to see […]

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Day 27 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: 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 lovingkindness and compassion is that we become more attuned with these energies and may be drawn into connection and […]

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Day 26 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Everyday Is A New Beginning

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“Rahula, practice loving-kindness to overcome anger.  Loving-kindness has the capacity to bring happiness to others without demanding anything in return.  Practice compassion to overcome cruelty.  Compassion has the capacity to remove the suffering of others without expecting anything in return. Practice sympathetic joy to overcome hatred.  Sympathetic joy arises when […]

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