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Aug 27, 2015

As a young designer in India, Kirtee Shah's impassioned approach to his vocation—serving the “un-served” client, giving back to the society—was something he considered as “alternative professio

Aug 17, 2015

In 2010, Tara Muldoon founded F-You: The Forgiveness Project, a youth-led (13 – 35 year-olds) movement that asks “What does forgiveness l

Aug 11, 2015

When award-winning writer Megan Feldman Bettencourt met a father who forgave the man who killed his son, she was both moved

Aug 27

"Again and again, lived compassion brings us back to the wisdom of tenderness." #TBT If you haven't seen this compelling, enduring video, Krista Tippett "performed a linguistic resurrection" of #compassion at a celebration of the Charter for Compassion at the United Nations.

Aug 27

To forgive is to put oneself in a larger gravitational field of experience than the one that first seemed to hurt us. --David Whyte Photo: trentstudios via Morguefile.com

Aug 26

Last week, Compassion Games International and 9/11 Day announced their partnership with the aim to amplify and catalyze compassionate action around the world. #CompassionWins #911Day

Aug 26

Cool! Take a look at one of the many projects initiated as part of the Charter for Compassion. Read more on this St. Augustine Initiative for Compassion project: http://charterforcompassion.org/node/8767

Aug 26

There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something, we'd all love one another. --Frank Zappa Photo: Jean-Luc [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Aug 25

"Perhaps we are ultimately speaking about the same thing when we speak about love and forgiveness." Watch Anantanand Rambachan and other religious leaders and scholars reflect on love, forgiveness, and reconciliation.

Aug 25

"One of the tragedies of our time seems to be considerably underestimating the ability for transformation of the human mind, given that our character traits are perceived as relatively stable," notes Matthieu Ricard, in this adapted excerpt from his new book. "It is not so common for angry people to become patient, tormented people to find inner peace, or pretentious people to become humble. It is undeniable, however, that some individuals do change, and the change that takes place in them shows that it is not at all an impossible thing."

Aug 25

Listening creates a holy silence. When you listen generously to people, they can hear the truth in themselves, often for the very first time. And in the silence of listening, you can know yourself in everyone. Eventually, you may be able to hear in everyone and beyond everyone, the unseen singing softly to itself and to you. ―Rachel Naomi Remen Photo: Luca Zanon via Unsplash.com

Aug 24

Read an excerpt of Megan Feldman's new book, Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World!

Aug 24

Good Business: The Story of a South African Retail Giant, debuting at the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival #MNFF2015 in Vermont this Saturday, tells the story of Raymond Ackerman who ignored the laws of Apartheid to grow an ethical business. Get a glimpse of this inspiring story of love, forgiveness, and compassion in business! Watch the trailer at the link.

Aug 24

The pause--that impressive silence, that eloquent silence, that geometrically progressive silence, which often achieves a desired effect where no combination of words, howsoever felicitous, could accomplish it. ―Mark Twain Photo: donoes via Morguefile.com

Aug 23

The thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. ―Henry Ward Beecher

Aug 22

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ―Marcel Proust

Aug 21

Authentic forgiveness is a gift of awakening, a freeing of one's spirit, a release of long held toxic energy. ―Mark Umbreit Photo: paulabflat via Morguefile.com

Aug 20

#TBT Wisdom to share: "Harboring a grudge or a resentment is a terrible weight to carry around with you. You have to travel light in this world. We have too few energies to waste them on being unforgiving." ―Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Aug 20

Is the life I'm living the life that wants to live in me? ―Parker Palmer Photo: Didier Demelin [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Aug 19

"For anyone reading this who has been struggling with forgiveness, I've been there," says Tara Muldoon, founder of F-You: The Forgiveness Project in Toronto, led by and targeted to millennials. "If you are somebody that just isn't in a place to forgive or feel it’s too risky, then that's just where you are at this moment. Forgiveness comes in time and you will know when or if you are ready."

Aug 19

Sacred hungers keep pushing at our edges, wanting us to let go of the old ways we have kept ourselves secure so we can expand into blossoming the life-force of what we love. ―Dawna Markova Photo: gaborfromhungary via Morguefile.com

Aug 18

[I]t is through the sharing of our inner life, of the richest and most fertile part of ourselves, that relationships grow rich and enjoyable. Our relationships are defined by how much of ourselves we communicate. ―Piero Ferrucci Image: Stanislaw Wyspiański [Public domain] via Wikimedia Commons

Aug 17

"If we don't truly know how to love ourselves and if we don't truly know how to forgive ourselves, I don't think we can really love another or forgive another," notes Anantanand Rambachan in this video on self forgiveness, from our Consider Forgiveness series. Also featured are HH the Dalai Lama, Sheikh Muhammad Nur Abdullah, Dharma Master Hsin Tao.

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Aug 27

#Architect Kirtee Shah's words of wisdom: Designing with Heart and Humanity http://t.co/tDsDtTzUU1 #bamboo #design

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Aug 27

#Love, #forgiveness, #compassion in action: Find our projects & partners on this map. http://t.co/W03rVTnUjU http://t.co/5NYnikTF6f

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Aug 27

#TBT Krista Tippett "performs a linguistic resurrection" of #compassion. http://t.co/Gjn8IzDvbZ @Beingtweets @TheCharter

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Aug 27

@ProjectFWord Our best wishes are sailing your way for the opening--we'll be there in spirit. : )

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Aug 27

RT @PeaceJam: “The effect of one good-hearted person is incalculable.” - Oscar Arias Sanchez

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Aug 27

RT @emmaseppala: "Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the #heart." ~Kahlil Gibran

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Aug 27

Mayo Clinic doctor believes he has a prescription for #happiness http://t.co/2qeanl7cOv via @StarTribune #gratitude

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Aug 27

To #forgive is to assume a larger identity than the person who was first hurt... --David Whyte

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Aug 26

Congratulations to graduates of @CCARE's first Science of #Compassion Immersion Program!! https://t.co/HdF9LX0e7k

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