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33 Wisdom Keepers From Six Continents Convene in Northern California For URI Global Indigenous Initiative Gathering

San Francisco, CA – June 30, 2014 – URI’s Global Indigenous Initiative is honored to announce Hidden Seeds of Natural Healing & Curing, a sacred gathering occurring June 30 – July 3, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Northern California. This 4-day event is being attended by 33 Indigenous wisdom keepers from six continents, including two young people ages 13 and 14, for the purpose of engaging in critical dialogue about practical issues and concerns facing their…

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Added by Jon Ramer on June 29, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

West Seattle Cup This Weekend - Calling All Volunteers!

We’re all on the same team!

The West Seattle Cup is a co-opetition, a combination of competition and cooperation. We recognize that for some people this may be an unfamiliar way of playing. Popular culture and media often frame sports (and, one might argue, life) in a winner/loser context. We appreciate and respect this perspective. Competition is a powerful motivator; it is what makes games fun. However, as our children’s role models, we…

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Added by T Anne Sukova on June 12, 2014 at 11:12pm — No Comments

Shift Network's Summer of Peace Invitation



Greetings!

For all of us who long for more peace and harmony in our lives and our world, the daily challenges we face can feel daunting. And when we hear about bullying in schools, the senseless violence in our neighborhoods and the bloodshed in war-torn nations, it’s so easy to feel helpless and fall into despair. It can be difficult to know where to turn to find the inspiration and guidance we need to heal the conflicts in our own hearts, in our relationships and in our larger…

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Added by T Anne Sukova on June 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XLVIII

Another installment of what compassion means to people, collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California--

A genuine sense of understanding and the act upon it. 

You love yourself enough to love others. 

A real good hug!

Compassion is children. 

Sympathy and empathy where you would not normally feel them. 

A great way to orient your daily life. 

Compassion is to understand other…

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Added by David Breaux on May 15, 2014 at 10:40am — 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

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

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

SEATTLE AND COMMUNITIES WORLDWIDE RISE TO THE COMPASSION GAMES CHALLENGE

Games Run through September 21 with Closing Ceremonies in 18 Communities across 4 Countries



Residents of Seattle and 19 other communities worldwide have been playing in the Compassion Games: Survival of the Kindest, a worldwide “co-opetition” running since September 11, 2013. Seattle will close out the games with festivities and ceremonies September 21 – the…

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Added by Jon Ramer on September 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

COMPASSION GAMES CHALLENGE COMMUNITIES TO BE THE WORLD’S MOST COMPASSIONATE

Games run September 11-21 worldwide—anyone can play

 

“We behave ourselves into new ways of thinking,

as distinct from thinking ourselves into new ways of behaving.”

from the Hoʻoponopono practice of forgiveness

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Added by Jon Ramer on September 9, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Voices of Compassion Part XL

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

Compassion is realizing after forty years working at a job I find myself unemployed due to a plant closure and now I feel compassion for people who are out of work and struggling to find a job. 

Compassion is consideration for those whom you're not. It's fitting the shoes of others and opening your perspective for all around…

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Added by David Breaux on September 6, 2013 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XXXIX

More voices of compassion shared by people from Davis, California. Enjoy!

Compassion=purest form of love/can be platonic, shared with all people. 

Compassion is to put good energy into the world purely because you know you should.

Sharing a specific emotion with another. A sense of empathy yet not being restricted to a negative or painful thought. Compassion can be felt between two or more from the positive spectrum; an emotional…

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Added by David Breaux on August 10, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments

A New Film Entitled "The Corner"

Help support a documentary film in the making entitled "The Corner" about what goes on with compassion in Davis, California. Find out more at

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/thecornerfilm/the-corner-0?ref=home_location

 

 

With compassion,

David H. Breaux

Added by David Breaux on June 11, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XXXVII

Another installment of entries gathered at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California:

 

Compassion is how I feel when I yearn to care more than just my own needs and desires.

 

Back to square one--still don't understand compassion. Much love though....

 

Compassion is listening even if you have something to say.

 

Compassion is simply opening your heart.

 

Compassion is putting yourself before others. It's my mother…

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Added by David Breaux on June 11, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XXXVI

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

 

Feeling for our fellow creatures and being moved to acknowledge them, commune with them, and allow oneself to be inspired by others' pain, sorrows, or joy.

 

A beautiful place in your heart for someone other than yourself.

 

Compassion is allowing love to flow out of you while at the same time being able to allow it in.

 

Helping those in need without…

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Added by David Breaux on May 13, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments

Action for the Salish Sea to Protect the Sacred

Greetings.

Hopefully you have already heard from me about A Day of Action at City Hall, scheduled for Saturday, April 27th. In this brief post, I thought I'd tell you a little bit more about one of the action items planned for that day: the “Campaign to Protect the Sacred”, led by First Nations and Native American tribes.…

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Added by Jon Ramer on April 9, 2013 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Voices of Compassion Part XXXIV (Unique Varieties of Concepts)

The 34th installment of Voices of Compassion from folks in Davis, California--

 

Compassion is knowing that others may suffer the same tribulations as you are. Compassion goes beyond just that. It's when you act on that knowledge and use it in your interactions with others. Compassion is suppose to make the world better. We need more of it still.

 

Compassion is a life-long verb. It's giving someone the benefit of the doubt even when you have all reason not to,…

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Added by David Breaux on March 12, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments

Lumina Musings: How to Find the Heart of Anger

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Added by Karen Sella on February 19, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

Voices of Compassion Part XXXII

More interesting concepts on compassion from the Compassion Corner in Davis, California--

 

Caring for everyone regardless of their background.

 

Love that is unconditional. One that extends to those who are deserving and also undeserving of it as well. To wish for the greatest good of everyone.

 

Compassion is more than the love you share to family and friends, but the love you receive from God in order to give that love to…

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Added by David Breaux on January 9, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments

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