Archive | Compassion

The Sorrow and Shame of the Accidental Killer – New Yorker – Link

This is a phenomenal journalistic piece which explores the particular PTSD experienced by people who accidentally take another’s life. Highly recommended reading, sharing, pondering, bringing compassion… https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/18/the-sorrow-and-the-shame-of-the-accidental-killer?mbid=nl_170911_Daily_Monday&CNDID=26249229&spMailingID=11897312&spUserID=MTg2NDc2MDI4MzAwS0&spJobID=1240943615&spReportId=MTI0MDk0MzYxNQS2

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The Two Wolves

The Two Wolves   One evening an Elder told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all.”   “One is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”   “The other […]

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Carl Greer and OM Times!

I had the great good fortune to have Carl Greer as my personal mentor in the Way of the Sage program at The Four Winds Society. He is a marvelous teacher of Jungian Archetypes and dream work! He was a wonderful guide in the path of my training, and taught me how to do distance […]

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Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30

Elder’s Meditation of the Day – July 30 “You want to know who’s a real medicine man? He’s the one who doesn’t say ‘I’m a medicine man.’ He doesn’t ask you to come to him. You’ve got to go and ask him. And you’ll find he’s always there among his own people.” — Louis Farmer, […]

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What is the Story behind your Emotions? (Change Your Story!)

What is the Story behind your Emotions? By Brené Brown on Sunday July 3rd, 2016   http://upliftconnect.com/change-your-story/

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The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape Children’s Emotional Patterns

“If monkeys have taught us anything,” Harlow asserted in reflecting on his experiments, “it’s that you’ve got to learn how to love before you learn how to live.” Do give a read to: https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/07/07/love-at-goon-park-harry-harlow-deborah-blum/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape […]

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Understanding the Dynamics of Hate, by Jose Stevens

A new José Stevens Article Understanding the Dynamics of Hate June 17, 2016 By José Stevens  This is an article about a topic that most people are quite uncomfortable with because the subject tends to spark great anger and attacks by these very fanatical people who are not neutral or objective in any way about whom they […]

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How do we find our paths?

Dearest Friends I had to share this with you today. The author has hit this nail right on the head. There’s the link to the essay, read and rejoice! Blessings Kitty   https://medium.com/on-eudaimonia/take-off-your-mask-the-way-will-find-you-582f6cf4dd53#.l53rvxate   Take Off Your Mask. Your Path Will Find You. How to Find Your Way Home How do we find our paths? […]

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It’s way more fun…

It seems trite to say: ‘let’s loosen up a bit, stop taking things so seriously!’. But seriously, let’s. It’s way more fun.

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.