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Fetzer Blog

Dec 15, 2014

I write this post from the University of Eastern Africa Baraton in beautiful Kenya, where we recently celebrated the launch of a Master’s Degree in Global Health Care with more than 30 wonderfu

Dec 09, 2014

There’s something about being with people I don’t know, like getting on an elevator with strangers or sitting alone in a coffee house, that makes me feel vulnerable.

Dec 04, 2014

Joy is not in things; it is in us.--Charles Wagner

Dec 17

Looking for a good film to watch over the holidays? Check out Spirituality & Practice's list of The Most Spiritually Literate Films of 2014.

Dec 17

A heartwarming story of #compassion as we head into the holidays.

Dec 17

What would it be like to open our #hearts to our #fear, to befriend it with wonder, as one would a deer in the forest? --Dawna Markova Photo: Brian Robert Marshall [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Dec 16

My thoughts are with those involved, who will be affected for so long to come, and those uninvolved, who are being blamed none the less. #illridewithyou

Dec 16

Students at הטכניון - מכון טכנולוגי לישראל | Technion Israel Institute of Technology are at it again...finding creative ways to say Happy Hanukkah! The latest is out of this world. ; ) ICYMI, also check out how they light their menorah. http://bit.ly/1AgZe1N Happy Hanukkah to all who are beginning celebrations tonight.

Dec 15

ICYMI. Anderson Cooper reports on #mindfulness for 60 Minutes.

Dec 15

At the early stages of curriculum development for a new Master’s Degree in Global Health Care, Ikali Karvinen writes that “our team realized that the values of our institutions—University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Kenya; Arcada - University of Applied Sciences, Finliand; and Diakonia-ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland—are based on the holistic view of human beings. This led us to reflect more deeply…and to find that in #disaster work the values of #love, #forgiveness, and #compassion are crucial.” Read more about this exciting new curriculum on our blog!

Dec 15

The first step...shall be to lose the way. --Galway Kinnell Photo from GilChrist, our public retreat center

Dec 14

Many health care professionals are poorly equipped to address issues of #forgiveness that often arise at end of life.

Dec 14

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnified world in itself. --Henry Miller Photo: pippalou via Morguefile.com

Dec 13

Kick off the new year diving into poems by Rumi, Naomi Shihab Nye, Rainer Maria Rilke, Mary Oliver and others in Spirituality & Practice's next e-course, "Poetry to Transform Your Life with Roger Housden."

Dec 13

Whatever you accept you go beyond. That's a miracle. If you fight it, you're stuck with it. —Eckhart Tolle

Dec 12

This story about Gitanjali Babbar and her inspiring work lifted me up this morning. It takes a few minutes to read and is well worth the time.

Dec 12

What does #love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has the eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. that is what love looks like. --St. Augustine Photo: Hands to Hearts International

Dec 11

Cards anyone? Incorporate more #love, #forgiveness, and #compassion into your daily life with our popular conversation cards, now available to download and print! Each of the 52 cards include quotations, questions to discuss, and actions to take. Use them for your personal practice and/or conversation starters with friends or family.

Dec 11

If we can learn to sit with momentary unease without having to distract ourselves, might we build our potential to avoid the dis-ease of busyness and disconnection?

Dec 11

#Love and #intimacy are at the root of what makes us sick and what makes us well...what makes us suffer and what leads to healing. --Dean Ornish Photo: hotblack via Morguefile.com

Dec 10

In partnership with the Fetzer Institute, Verité, an award-winning US-based NGO working worldwide to fight exploitation in the global corporate labor chain, examined how values such as #love, #forgiveness, and #compassion toward workers can strengthen business performance and adherence to ethical standards. #HumanRightsDay

Dec 10

New England teachers: Coexist Learning Project's Upstander Academy will be held this summer. The Academy uses genocide and human rights education to help transform school culture. If you're interested, learn more at the link. Applications are due 2/15/15. #HumanRights

Dec 10

The whole idea of #compassion is based on a keen awareness of the #interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another. --Thomas Merton Image: Natureworks via Morguefile.com

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Dec 17

Breaking Down Barriers with Street-Smart #Poetry. Powerful voices of @YoungChiAuthors http://t.co/e4Wx7AiUfr

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Dec 17

Abundance Without Attachment http://t.co/w4nJrvfIHf via @nytimes

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Dec 17

Yes! RT @TheDesmondTutu: Wondering if the #ForgivenessChallenge works? See the data here: http://t.co/QgRuBBbHUc

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Dec 17

A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying http://t.co/Ds7rqSBwN8 via @nytimes #wuwei

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Dec 17

Student raises thousands of pounds for homeless man who offered her money http://t.co/xfCO0Z9s4k #compassion

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Dec 17

Powerful. RT @ForgivenessProj: Our very short film of highlights from the 10 Forgiveness Conversations 2014: http://t.co/2ir4wusdp6

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Dec 17

What would it be like to open our #hearts to our #fear, to befriend it with wonder, as one would a deer in the forest? --Dawna Markova

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Dec 17

In time for the holidays: Spirituality & Practice's list of The Most Spiritually Literate Films of 2014. http://t.co/X2eXZl6wZo

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Dec 16

RT @MindfulOnline: Dodge holiday stress with a little #mindfulness http://t.co/22zce8BtPr

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Dec 16

Add a Little #Mindfulness to Your Shopping List http://t.co/bBCcASK8j8

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