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Fetzer Blog

Mar 02, 2015

This practice was developed for the Fetzer Institute by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, directors of SpiritualityandPractice.com

Feb 23, 2015

Hanan Harchol, a multimedia artist, creates paintings, drawings, animations, videos, and installations that explore the human condition through family narratives.

Feb 16, 2015

Actor, teacher, and dancer, Maria Broom has played many parts, from Marla Daniels in HBO’s acclaimed series The Wire to her real life work with the Fetzer Institute’s Campaign for

Mar 03

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; #courage is also what it takes to sit down and #listen. --Sir Winston Churchill Photo: mockingbird via Morguefile.com

Mar 02

At this time of year, nature reminds us that doing what's hard--like plants that push up through frozen soil--can yield beautiful results. This month's practice takes its cue from nature, helping us to do what's hard.

Mar 02

Love has no borders, no labels. Here's a little #love pick-me-up for a Monday, thanks to Upworthy and Love Has No Labels.

Mar 02

The basic experience of everyone is the experience of human limitation. --Flannery O'Connor #imperfection #compassion Photo: Lee Scott via Unsplash.com

Mar 01

The real #happiness of life is to enjoy the #present, without any anxious dependence upon the future. --Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Feb 28

And what is it to work with #love? It is to weave the cloth with threads drawn from your #heart, even as if your beloved were to wear that cloth. --Kahlil Gibran

Feb 27

Our incredible team of volunteer translators did it again! Thanks to these generous folks, we are able to share this latest collection of subtitled #videos--in #French. #forgiveness

Feb 27

If you couldn't make it to the Wisdom 2.0 Conference in person, catch it via their livestream!

Feb 27

Let us remember that within us there is a palace of immense magnificence. --Teresa of Avila

Feb 26

Are you a teacher? Do you know one? Applications are now being accepted for week-long summer residencies for preschool through fifth grade teachers at our public retreat center, GilChrist! Thanks to a partnership with the Nancy M. and Douglas M. Yeager Family Foundation, teachers can enjoy a complementary weeklong stay at GilChrist this July. For details and an online application, visit: http://bit.ly/1DXbYic

Feb 26

If you haven't already, we invite you to join our 50,000+ Twitter followers @FetzerInstitute for more great examples of #love, #forgiveness, and #compassion!

Feb 26

Join Hanan Harchol for another fascinating "ride" as part of his Jewish Food For Thought: The Animated Series. This time he grapples with #forgiveness.

Feb 25

Watch Fateem Jackson, InSight-Out Guiding Rage into Power graduate who asks "Do All Lives Really Matter?" in this poignant spoken word piece.

Feb 25

So cool! The world's first #Empathy #Museum--the brainchild of Roman Krznaric--is in development. Watch this video to see what's in store.

Feb 25

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. --Rabindranath Tagore Photo: Novemberraindrop via Morguefile.com

Feb 24

"#Love songs have always been serious—so much so that their emphasis on inner life and personal fulfillment has been seen as a threat to state authority for centuries." Surprised? This and other revelations about love songs is explored in musician and author, Ted Gioia's new book, Love Songs: A Hidden History.

Feb 24

Do you have a practice for #forgiveness? #Religious leaders discuss some practices in this video. http://bit.ly/1DRr4Wr

Feb 24

The mark of a moderate man is freedom from his own ideas. Tolerant like the sky, all-pervading like sunlight, firm like a mountain, supple like a tree in the wind, he has no destination in view and makes use of anything life happens to bring his way. --Lao Tzu

Feb 23

Does forgiving get easier the more you practice it?

Feb 23

For what is #prayer but the expansion of yourself into the living ether? And if it is for your comfort to pour your darkness into space, it is also for your delight to pour forth the dawning of your #heart. --Kahlil Gibran Photo: hotblack via Morguefile.com

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Mar 03

For one human being to #love another is perhaps the most difficult task of all... --Rainer Maria Rilke http://t.co/526PGIDvuT

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Mar 03

RT @JISBjournal: Congratulations to @philclark79 for his @JISBjournal article on #Rwanda. One of the most downloaded articles of 2014 http:…

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Mar 03

RT @emmaseppala: Wonderful! 5 Strategies to Live More Fully in the Present Moment http://t.co/Qhi0Y18o4t

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Mar 03

RT @ThePCFF: "Our dialogue enabled us both to see each other’s purity of heart and good intent." http://t.co/HHImrwV1EH

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Mar 03

Preschool thru 5th grade teachers invited to apply for a week-long summer residency at GilChrist retreat center. http://t.co/O6gZ6bwdKE

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Mar 03

Feeling the #Happiness – Not Pain – of Others Predicts Helpful Behavior http://t.co/halubcny6I via @Wisc_CIHM #empathy

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Mar 03

Download our popular conversation cards (in English & Spanish)! http://t.co/bhNwSdcDBY #love, #forgiveness, #compassion

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Mar 03

When your father is the BTK serial killer, #forgiveness is not tidy http://t.co/p0vdpwhATX

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Mar 03

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; #courage is also what it takes to sit down and #listen. --Sir Winston Churchill

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Mar 02

Nature does it naturally this time of year... Our March Practice: Doing What’s Hard http://t.co/1xe5EwuUDH

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