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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 25 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: 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 […]

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Day 23 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Walking Metta Meditation

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“In my room, the world is beyond my understanding;  but when I walk I see that it consists of three or four hills and a cloud.” – Wallace Stevens During our first year of practice in 2010, one of our participants shared that she had incorporated her practice of Metta […]

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Day 21: May Is For Metta 2020: Create Your Own Metta Practice

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“A human being is a part of the whole called by us”universe”, a part limited in time and space.  He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.  This delusion is a kind of prison for us, […]

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Day 20 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Dedicating The Merit Of Our Practice

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May the earth be wholesome everywhere The world blessed with prosperity May the poor and destitute find wealth And the stooping animals be freed. May every being ailing with illness Find relief at once from suffering May all the sickness that afflict the living Be instantly and permanently healed. May […]

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