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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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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 22 ~ May Is For Metta 2020: Planting Seeds of Lovingkindness

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Metta meditation is a practice of cultivating understanding, love, and compassion by looking deeply, first for ourselves and then for others. Once we love and take care of ourselves, we can be much more helpful to others. Metta meditation can be practiced in part or in full. Just saying one […]

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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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