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World Day Of Metta

You might glance at the title of today’s post and feel puzzled about the word “metta”. A thumbnail definition for Western readers is helpful. The word “metta” is a Pali language term that roughly translates to positive energy and kindness … Continue reading

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Metta

It’s helpful to begin the new season on a positive, uplifting note. For this cold start, I have a warm word: metta. Metta is sorely needed to balance out the negativity and discord that is present in today’s world. If … Continue reading

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Metta

Former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey harbors a lot more wisdom than just about any other contemporary politician who comes to mind. The Purple Heart Medal recipient evidently has done a lot of thinking and contemplating since his … Continue reading

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Peace

I predict that today you will learn about some form of conflict in the world.  This forecast seems to be a no-brainer, doesn’t it?  Our culture exists within a sea of conflict, so naturally we will learn of a new instance … Continue reading

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World Kindness Week

Have you ever noticed that dogs and cats seem to be repelled by meanness and unkindness?  Have you also noticed that they appear to be at ease around people who habitually practice kindness?  In that way, pets can act as … Continue reading

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Metta

Kittens, puppies, cute kids, sunrises, flowers, chocolate, dinner, coffee, my lover.  I don’t know how many times I have said that I love these and other things and experiences.  Probably as many times as you and the other people we … Continue reading

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