Risky? Natural? Is it in my interest? A matter of choice? Is it crazy?
Do you wish you had time to discuss the values of empathy, respect, non-violence and compassion with the students at high school?
Take part in isitcrazy.com, a real life blog for 13 to 19 year olds.
If you're a teacher, with just two hours, including preparation, you are invited to take part in the isitcrazy teen blog between now and 13th…Continue
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Social Healing ~ "This Takes Work" ~ One Person at a Time
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We caught Alison Ramer enroute to Jerusalem, just after an explosion rocked the city there. She shares her hopes, dreams, and visions that give her the stamina to go…
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We're underway here in Basalt, Colorado as the second municipality to officially participate in the 10 Year Campaign for Compassionate Cities. Our four middle school students--Stephanie Anglin, Lindsay Anderson, Chase Ellsperman, and Eli Pettet--and I are spreading the word about the Charter for Compassion and working with town employees to plan an Earth Day gathering that will build our Compassionate Action team. The kids are SO ready to widen the circle of leadership!
The Flag of Compassion shows an undulating golden yellow horizontal bar, centrally placed in a white field. The white symbolizes purity, non-violence and peace. The golden yellow represents…Continue
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"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs."
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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This week 2 wonderful musicians have released new albums. Ott and Subaqueous both have well crafted, highly dancable, extremely sexy and all around great albums. Subaqueous has also released a free single you can download at http://subaqueous.bandcamp.com/album/nautilus-single or stream the music…Continue
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The earthquake, tsunami, human devastation and nuclear crisis in Japan are God answering prayer. Really? This bizarre interpretation is being circulated on YouTube by Pamela who says “I am so overjoyed” that God answers prayers directly. Is this pure craziness? It is the antithesis of compassion and spirituality.
I find this this view to be highly offensive. The video in question has been strongly rejected by many Americans.…Continue
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More from 3rd and C in Davis, California, U.S.A.
Compassion is caring for others without being selfish. It's knowing that everyone needs ot be treated with kindness and respect.
Compassion is feeling another's pain or happiness as if it were one's own pain or happiness. Our feelings are universal.
Compassion is dedicating every weekend to ask everyone what they feel compassion is in hopes to spread its awareness.
Compassion is a…Continue
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“Why are you going to a porn show?” I was asked. I’d never thought about Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball concert in those terms. I didn’t know what to think except that I was looking forward to it. This was no porn show. It was a spiritual revival in her very own travelling cathedral.
I was blown away by what I…Continue
We are bombarded with people “talking” at us! There is another way to experience talking that unleashes, invites, and empowers a fuller way of living. In We Really Need to Talk: Steps to Better Communication (Sorin Books 2010), Paul Donoghue and Mary Siegel offer such a path.
RVT: I came away from reading your book deeply moved by your belief that how we talk with one another…Continue
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The Compassionate Action Network is proud to be a Community Partner in support of the Guiding Lights Weekend coming up on March 25 through the 26th. This year's focus is on Great Citizenship - what a perfect complement to creating a compassionate city. There is a special $100 off the…Continue
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Here is a great 10-min. video John de Graaf has just created, presenting the Seattle Area Happiness Initiative, with Richard Conlin endorsing measures of happiness as a new tool to create public policy.
So take the survey, if you haven't already. Plus it's interesting to see your scores (for the various aspects of happiness) and make comparisons...