Tag Archives: Empathy

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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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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The battle over our health

I watched a program last night, episode four, in a series called Life on the Line; The Lasting Impact. This episode was about Wilber “Wil” Alexander who has “sat at the bedside of the sick and the dying for the last … Continue reading

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Active participants in our salvation

Today in the United States we inaugurate a new president. While I pray President Trump leads with wisdom, compassion, and justice, we cannot simply sit back and watch whatever unfolds. We the people have a tremendous responsibility to work together, … Continue reading

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An old life and a new view

“This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy.” –  Alice Walker  About ten years ago I had a life altering experience occur. Unfortunately at the … Continue reading

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