Tag Archives: Compassion

Infallible vs. Mystic

“The wisdom of the ancients has been lost on these ego-driven, self-righteous, inerrant, infallible, literalistic religionists. The mystics of Christianity, Buddhism, Islam and Judaism present a theology of compassion, sacrifice, voluntary poverty, and intelligence.” – LarryPaulBrown Infallible – incapable of making … Continue reading

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The Latino contribution on the other side of the wall

I went to the car wash yesterday to knock the crud and grime off. I vacuum the interior every week, one of my OCD things, but I gave-up washing the exterior a couple of years ago. To old, to fat, … Continue reading

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What God knows

“God already knew this was going to happen. It is sad There is reason and purpose for everything.” – Facebook comment This is the story as I understand it, a woman puts her two young children into her car and … Continue reading

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Seeds of compassion

“Encountering sufferings will definitely contribute to the elevation of your spiritual practice, provided you are able to transform the calamity and misfortune into the path.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama I am not a coffee drinker so in the morning … Continue reading

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The wisdom of a waitress

Much to the chagrin of my family I love talking to random people or maybe a better way of phrasing it is, I love asking random people questions. Bag boys, tellers, waiters and waitress, if they have a pulse and … Continue reading

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Checking doors

“If it doesn’t open it’s not your door” For the last year or two I have been looking for a door to open. I have some baggage I am carrying around that has kept a number of the doors I … Continue reading

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When status stunts your growth

I grew up in a very middle class suburban neighborhood filled with two style of houses, brick ranches and tri-levels. Everything and everyone was homogeneous. No one had a bigger or nicer house, and no one drove a fancier car. It … Continue reading

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