5 ways to practice compassion

5 ways to practice compassion

“Compassion,” says meditation teacher Susan Piver, “is the ability to hold love and pain in your heart at the same time.” Andrew Boyd agrees. “Compassion hurts,” he writes, “when you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything.” He...
Befriending the mind 2 – skillful means

Befriending the mind 2 – skillful means

I just cleared my calendar for 10 days of vacation. It was such a joyous task: looking at routine items on each day and deleting them. For 10 days I will be away from routine, seeing sites, hearing sounds and enjoying new experiences. Hope is such fun! I was expecting...