Learning to Love

Encouraged by progress, or discouraged by slow pace?

The Southern Whig newspaper. Athens, Ga. January 03, 1850, page 1

I was doing some genealogical research, reading from the front page of The Southern Whig.newspaper published January 3, 1850, in Athens, Georgia, when I came across an interesting article that is still painfully relevant today. The page was in very bad shape, missing the nameplate / top of the page. What remained was just a …

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A bit mean, yet right on point…

Circle of Love - https://www.etsy.com/listing/398102907/circle-of-love-a-machine-embroidery

The question before us now is how we will move forward, how we will rebuild collectives for common good, to build a constructive form of American Patriotism.

 A history of our anthropology shows ever growing larger circles of cooperation. This will continue. The question is how fast and at what cost….

“Action must be inspired by a deep-rooted sense of love”

Huffington Post interviewed two monastics at Plum Village. The message? Acting out of a place of anger does not help. People who are passionate about taking action should learn from the nonviolent approach of Rev. Martin Luther King. When we are at a place of peace and love, we can offer recognition to others, to …

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Buddha on God

Buddha statue

Some say the Buddha never spoke about God. From a non-dualist perspective, he never spoke of anything except God. I found the text below in a file from June 1998. I do not remember the origin, however I’m sure I saved it because I wanted to share it, which I do now: Robert Thurman spoke …

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