"Our strong focus on material development and accumulating wealth has led us to neglect our basic need for kindness and care." His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
Browsing category: Compassion
"I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong." Jacinda Ardern
"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."
"...wake up, perk up, lighten up, and be more loving and conscious of other beings." Pema Chodron
“I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity”
At all times loss surrounds us. We don’t always notice it though. People move to new homes, welcome babies to the world, get awarded promotions, graduate from school: no matter how welcome the change there is still the spectre
"As the wind can lift the snow off a branch, the cries altogether can somehow lift the sadness off a broken heart." Mark Nepo
"Everybody's got their reason, Everybody's got their way, We're just catching and releasing What builds up throughout the day." Matt Simons
"When people are very damaged, they can often meet the world with a kind of defiance."
J. K. Rowling
"Pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our hurts— not to hurt others."
George Eliot, Middlemarch
'Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.' Cesar Chavez