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July 22, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”           - Ram Dass

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“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them...

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July 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia illustrates an idea that can be truly life-...

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For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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July 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal matter. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we...

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“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal...

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June 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and then be content, society would be completely different. We would not be always tortured by...

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“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and...

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June 18, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“In Buddhism, liberation is always from a state that needs healing and to a healed state of release and greater effectiveness. Buddha is viewed as like a physician;...

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“In Buddhism, liberation is always from a state that needs healing and to a...

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May 28, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves. We would suffer greatly. The more you think of others, the happier you are.”          -...

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“Just imagine if we all lived with no compassion, thinking only of ourselves...

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May 21, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Some dubious people with little real spiritual training call themselves teachers, but actually take advantage of others in the name of taking care of peace of mind....

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“Some dubious people with little real spiritual training call themselves...

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May 14, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other religious traditions, then the deeper will be our respect and reverence toward other...

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The greater our awareness regarding the value and effectiveness of other...

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May 13, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For our weekly Meditations Illustrated, our artist and friend...

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For our weekly...

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