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Fetzer Blog

Oct 28, 2014

MASS Design Group is at the forefront of a growing movement that is redefining architecture to not only encompass beautiful and functional design, b

Oct 22, 2014

Experiences of love leave indelible marks on our lives.

Oct 10, 2014

In 2013 at the age of 13, Jacob Cramer noticed how lonely it could be for elders who find themselves living at a distance from family, with fewer and fewer friends or others to help care for them.

Oct 31

Dwell as near as possible to the channel in which your life flows. --Henry David Thoreau Photo: Jacob Walti via Unsplash.com

Oct 30

Imam Moussa Bawa and Sister Maria Concetta both say #forgiveness is the only way for victims of violence to find #peace.

Oct 30

Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, and so do you. --T.A. Barron Photo: Ice crystals forming in grass at GilChrist, our public retreat center

Oct 29

"The question to myself and to every other #architect is: how can we use architecture to contribute to #peace and conflict resolution? I would like to see our masons going to #Congo and build these beautiful walls there. I would like to see Congolese carpenters come to #Rwanda and teach us about carpentry. If you think about that, then architecture is starting to mend these relationships." Commode Dushimimana and other MASS Design Group architects share this remarkable vision of architecture.

Oct 29

There is in you what is beyond you. --Paul Valéry Photo: Amy Ferguson

Oct 28

...Send some unconditional #love, send #forgiveness, send #apology to the bullier... --Jason Mraz

Oct 28

When there is #love in your life, you should share it spiritually with those who are pushed to the very edge of life. --John O'Donohue Photo: Thereza Jessouroun

Oct 27

Many traditional anti-bullying programs focus on the negative actions that cause anxiety in children. When #kindness and #compassion are taught instead, it fosters the positive behavior that's expected.

Oct 27

What am I in the eyes of most people? A good-for-nothing, an eccentric and disagreeable man, somebody who has no position in society and never will have. Very well, even if that were true, I should want to show by my work what there is in the #heart of such an eccentric man, of such a nobody. --Vincent van Gogh

Oct 26

Meet Moon, GilChrist's newest staffer, specializing in #compassionate #listening!

Oct 26

If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn. --Charlie Parker Image: Berthold Faust CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Oct 25

The job of the #artist is always to deepen the #mystery. --Francis Bacon Image: Into the Realm of Love and Forgiveness: The Language of Stone by Denise Milan at the Fetzer Institute's Global Gathering in Assisi, Italy

Oct 24

As you head into the weekend, take a minute, literally, to watch Robi Damelin of the Parents Circle-Families Forum recall a poignant moment when she saw beyond an angry comment and reached out with #compassion. #WomeninWorldTX

Oct 24

The artist has so much love to give back to the universe that it spills over and the fallen drops become works of #art. It is #love in another form. --Nancy Jackson

Oct 23

Naropa University has posted videos of Radical #Compassion Symposium keynotes Dr. Dan Siegel and Joanna Macy!

Oct 23

"The way our brains work, we have evolved to understand each other by tone of voice or seeing facial expressions, but that gets lost through the devices we use to communicate." Facebook's Arturo Bejar and his team are working on ways to bridge that gap. Interesting read.

Oct 23

When one tugs at a single thing in #nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. --John Muir Photo: Danny Froese via Unsplash.com

Oct 22

In so many ways, #love remains a #mystery.

Oct 22

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. --Anne Frank Image: sdalu CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Oct 21

FYI: One day tickets are now available for the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference to be held November 13-14 in San Francisco. Nurses and social workers may obtain CEUs as well as a 25% discount on registration.

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Oct 31

Dwell as near as possible to the channel in which your life flows. --Henry David Thoreau

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Oct 30

RT @TheDesmondTutu: In Pictures: Learning to forgive in DRC http://t.co/4w2ZXS69kS via @AjEnglish

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Oct 30

RT @lovefoundation: The seeds of unconditional love sown today are harvested by our children so that they may plant... @haroldwbecker http:…

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Oct 30

RT @emmaseppala: "I believe #empathy is the most essential quality of civilization." -Roger Ebert

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Oct 30

Great opportunity to explore #Empathy & #Compassion in Society at conference in San Francisco, 11/13-14. http://t.co/ytGR2mGOQT #ECiS2014

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Oct 30

Every piece of the universe, even the tiniest little snow crystal, matters somehow. I have a place in the pattern, & so do you. T.A. Barron

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Oct 29

There is in you what is beyond you. --Paul Valéry http://t.co/ScNR4ITpFV

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Oct 29

RT @TrainingMindful: "Learn to watch your drama unfold while at the same time knowing you are more than your drama." ~ Ram Dass

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Oct 29

RT @yesmagazine: Seven practical ideas for compassionate communities, from free college to debt relief http://t.co/qP6OtERnFB

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