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As our hearts open to deeper understanding…

As our hearts open to deeper understanding, our circle of compassion naturally enlarges and spontaneously begins to include more and more “others” — not just our own tribe, sect, nation, or race, but all human beings, and not just humans, … Continue reading

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This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers

“Nothing in the world is usual today. This is the first morning. Come quickly – as soon as these blossoms open, they fall. This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers.” –Izumi Shikibu

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Only in an open, nonjudgemental space…

“Only in an open, nonjudgemental space can we acknowledge what we are feeling. Only in an open space where we’re not all caught up in our own version of reality can we see and hear and feel who others really … Continue reading

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To discover your real questions, simply take a time-out

“To discover your real questions, simply take a time-out. Stop looking ahead of yourself at where you’re going or backward at where you’ve been. When you do stop, there’s a sense of going nowhere. There’s a sense of gap, which … Continue reading

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