Today we celebrate: “World Kindness Day 2020”

Some ideas: Start with you, do something good for you like drinking more water, adding more veggies to your diet, taking some deep breaths, or doing some physical activity you love, read your favorite book or something inspirational and uplifting. Follow with your family and friends. Be kind to yourself and your loved ones. Phone…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on “love”

Love is sometimes shown in the things you don’t say, don’t keep track of and don’t notice. The greatest kindness is often shown in letting things go. None of us is perfect, but we can all be perfect friends and perfect partners by allowing those that we love to  be imperfect. Give those around you…

“The immesurables” from the Buddha’s teachings

[The Buddha] used to make monks and laypeople alike practice a certain discipline called the “immeasurables,” because it made you bigger. You sat and you sent out waves of benevolence and good wishes to the whole world, not excluding anyone from your radius of benevolence. It’s a radius. You have to start off when you’re…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Be kind to yourself, dear” by Rumi

“Be kind to yourself, dear” If you put your hands on this oar with me, they will never harm another, and they will come to find they hold everything you want. If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that might wound your precious…

Daoism Spirituality by elquanah (re-blogged)

Daoism Spirituality It is always interesting to explore different beliefs, philosophies and religions to find commonality.  It seems especially important today with our world turned upside down. The Chinese word Tao or Dao is used in an attempt to identify, by name, that nameless Infinite Energy, a Divine Intelligence beyond our understanding. The  energy makes…