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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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Metta

This past weekend I received a snail-mail letter from Lobsang, one of the Tibetan monks I sponsor in India.  He usually informs me about his studies at the university at the monastery where he lives.  Lobsang also likes to include … 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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