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Join us: Connecting the Dots for Compassionate Cities: Fostering Climate, Social and Economic Justice - Sunday April 27

Fellow Compassionistas! Join us at this great event: all six of our Constellations (launched at the March event at St. Marks) will have break out sessions to explore how to bring compassionate action to address needs including: Homelessness/Housing; Education; Youth; Living Economies; Economic Justice; Health&Wellness. There are other great workshops as well, speakers, dialogue and performers. Be sure to register:…

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Added by Susan Partnow on April 18, 2014 at 9:40am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLVII

More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in downtown Davis, California:

Compassion, to me, is seeing myself in whoever is in front of me. 

Compassion is a town forgiving a snarling pit bull. :)

Compassion is a tattoo that everyone can see. 

Love in every form. 

Cats. 

Compassion is to be passionate about another. Passion meaning purpose, love, and a meaning to life. 

A…

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Added by David Breaux on April 12, 2014 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLVI

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from Davis, California USA. They were collected from folks passing by the corner of 3rd & C downtown. 

To walk in another person's shoes with your heart open. 

A smile from a passing stranger, a call from a friend in time of need; Love--at all times. 

The act of simply opening the door and letting a stranger/a person you know walk in before oneself. 

Empathy with an open heart and…

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Added by David Breaux on March 13, 2014 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Bring voices of wise women from across the ages & around the world to life: co-produce webinar series

What if all the wise, funny, compassionate and notable women who have marked our lives from antiquity to modern times were to come alive? Author and actress Elaine Partnow, wants to bring the powerful and inspiring portrayals she’s brought live to audiences around the country to the Internet. This is your chance to be a co-producer!  Help bring these women alive by creating this great tool for the classroom, book and civic groups, and women’s archives.



Join this Kickstarter…

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Added by Susan Partnow on March 9, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 March Seattle and Issaquah Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Trainings

www.grow-aware.com 

2014 marks my 10th year in offering the eight week  Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction training in the greater Seattle area.

There are two trainings beginning in March 2014.

The Fremont training begins March 4th and the Issaquah training begins March 9th.

Please see my website for more information and to register. You may contact me at…

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Added by Deborah Klibanoff on March 4, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLV

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California--

Compassion is being able to listen--really listen--to someone else without your stories, your past, your experiences getting in the way, then working to understand; and finally letting your own stories, past, and experiences seep back in--and finding understanding anyway. 

Compassion is loving someone even when they don't love themselves or others. 

Compassion is…

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Added by David Breaux on February 8, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLIV

More concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California:

Compassion is the act of caring about someone and showing them you would do anything to keep them happy and secure. Compassion is how we show love. 

Compassion--putting yourself in another's place, sharing their experience and feelings, and making judgments, decisions, or actions based on empathy and a desire to right the deficiencies you experience. 

Compassion--perspective. Looking at…

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Added by David Breaux on January 14, 2014 at 10:46am — No Comments

At 6:35pm on January 10, 2014, Tom Fitzpatrick said… This afternoon, I met with the principal of the Middle School, and 4 eighth grade core students.  We all agreed to meet Wednesdays after school we…

At 6:35pm on January 10, 2014, Tom Fitzpatrick said…

This afternoon, I met with the principal of the Middle School, and 4 eighth grade core students.  We all agreed to meet Wednesdays after school weekly for an hour.  The young people and I did some brainstorming on how they could spread and encourage…

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Added by Tom Fitzpatrick on January 11, 2014 at 10:29am — 1 Comment

HOLIDAY RETREAT SPECIAL

It's not too late to book a restful, relaxing, sanity-preserving personal retreat for you and/or someone you love. 

HOLIDAY SPECIAL (book by 12.23.13) for the last available retreat of the year:…

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Added by Karen Sella on December 18, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLIII

More concepts on compassion from citizens of Davis, California gathered at the corner of 3rd & C:

Compassion is being connected to the source of love. 

Compassion, it's a powerful idea that influences the mind to think of positive things. A word that when heard, opens one's mind to a certain type of perspective. 

Compassion is fashion. 

Compassion is knowing and understanding people have suffering in their lives. There is a…

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Added by David Breaux on December 14, 2013 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Let's Be Luminous November 2013

Dear Bright Ones,



It is that wonderful time of year that encourage us to be more forthcoming in our expressions of gratitude and appreciation. Here, for you to peruse and ponder at your leisure, are two posts from…
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Added by Karen Sella on November 30, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLII

More concepts on compassion collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California--

Compassion is caring for every being, because they are. 

Compassion to me is selflessness. It's rooted in love and one's ability to be open to another's humanity. Compassion is often the sweetness in memories and human interactions. The key to self-fulfillment and true happiness. 

Compassion to me is feeling unity with your fellow human beings to the point…

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Added by David Breaux on November 11, 2013 at 12:42pm — No Comments

Let's Be Luminous October 2013

Dear Bright Ones,



Well, it's official. The crisp, cool days of hobgoblins, apple cider, and pumpkin recipes galore are upon us. Here, for you to peruse and ponder as you snuggle into Fall, is the latest from Lumina Musings continuing our exploration of subtle practices that reveal the luminous within, between, and all around us.…



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Added by Karen Sella on October 31, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Become a Compassion Ambassador

"I believe that at every level of society, the key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion." - The Dalai Lama

 

Compassion It and the David H. Breaux Compassion Initiative are joining together to begin the Compassion It Ambassador program. Join the compassion movement by becoming a Compassioneer!

 

Compassion It's mission is to inspire daily compassionate actions and the David H. Breaux Compassion Initiative aims to bring awareness to…

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Added by David Breaux on October 17, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLI

Here are a handful of entries shared by citizens of Davis, California. 

Compassion is understanding and a balance between good and bad. 

Compassion is having a passion to empathize, sympathize and help others whether that passion is a blazing bonfire or a flickering flame, it doesn't matter. 

Compassion is living with friends and understanding the truth of life. 

Being with life as it is. 

Compassion is a…

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Added by David Breaux on October 8, 2013 at 9:18pm — No Comments

SEATTLE COMPASSION GAMES PUT THOUSANDS OF KINDNESS ACTS ON THE MAP

SEATTLE, October 3, 2013—Residents of Seattle and 19 other communities worldwide played in the Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest, a “co-opetition” that ran from September 11-21, 2013. The Compassion Map leaderboard at compassiongames.org shows thousands of volunteer hours contributed, benefiting more than 18,000 people.…

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Added by Jon Ramer on October 8, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

"In the Studio" interview about Compassion

Sitting and talking to Lin Weaver about compassion on a local Davis, California cable station. Enjoy!

http://dctv.davismedia.org/node/40944

Added by David Breaux on September 24, 2013 at 8:40pm — No Comments

How to Be Luminous: Subtle Practice #1: Kiss the Ground

This is the first in a series of posts featuring subtle practices that reveal the luminous within, between, and all around us.

Subtle Practice #1, Kiss the Ground…

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Added by Karen Sella on September 24, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

What if you could meet Mother Theresa? Sr. Lucy in Seattle this week

Read this great article on Sr. Lucy:  you will be inspired... and be sure to join us at the Good Shepherd in Wallingford!

Wednesday evening program presentation…

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Added by Susan Partnow on September 24, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

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