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Jul 01, 2016

In honor of our friend, Brother David Steindl-Rast’s 90th birthday on July 12

Jun 15, 2016

The trouble with superheroes is what to do between phone booths. —Ken Kesey

Jun 10, 2016

“Important things will happen in quiet moments,” says our friend Ellie Cox of this week’s memorials for Muhammad Ali.

Jul 30

True genius without heart is a thing of naught--for not great understanding alone, nor imagination alone, nor both together make genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. --Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Jul 29

Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Jul 28

"When we discover that we have something in common, that discovery gives us enormous power--not a power over other people but a power to withstand certain entities that try to control us. I think that's one of the crucial jobs of anyone who cares about human beings in the world--to try to help people understand what they have in common." In 2004, during several conversations with Mark Nepo, the legendary and late historian Howard Zinn explored the nature of being an American today. This essay gathers those musings on moral progress and the myths of freedom into a meditation on America that resonates deeply 12 years later.

Jul 28

Love is the magician, the enchanter, that changes worthless things to joy, and makes right royal kings and queens of common clay. It is the perfume of that wondrous flower, the heart, and without that sacred passion, that divine swoon, we are less than beasts; but with it, earth is heaven, and we are gods. --Robert G. Ingersoll

Jul 27

The new science of bias suggests that we all carry prejudices within ourselves—and we all have the tools to keep them in check. One is to seek out friendships with people from different groups in order to increase your brain’s familiarity with different people and expand your point of view. For five more tips to stop the racist in you, check out this The Greater Good Science Center article.

Jul 27

You’ve got to jump off the cliff all the time and build your wings on the way down. --Ray Bradbury

Jul 26

When you can ramp empathy up to the collective level, that's when you can start shifting politics. You don't get concern about human rights and social justice...without empathy being at the heart of it.

Jul 26

Everyone needs help from everyone. --Bertolt Brecht

Jul 25

Today, in San Francisco, A Network for Grateful Living is hosting a celebration of the remarkable life and wisdom of Brother David Steindl-Rast, his legacy of grateful living, and his 90th birthday earlier this month. Join the celebration. Watch this brief clip of Brother David offering a powerful nugget of wisdom for living a grateful and spiritual life!

Jul 25

There is no beginning too small. --Henry David Thoreau

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"We are born in this world to help each other..." Watch Venerable Bhikkhu Sanghasena: https://t.co/sxgIyUw1JA #peace

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Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius. --Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart https://t.co/C0VJ0W3yS6

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Practicing Spirituality with Native Americans, new e-course from our friends at Spirituality & Practice begins 8/1 https://t.co/VOG0QMYRct

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Can We Find Perfect #Love? https://t.co/wYl0a67bx4 #spokenword @InSightOutOrg

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Talk not of wasted affection; affection is never was wasted. --Henry Wadsworth Longfellow https://t.co/mSg9kgW57i

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Food for thought & conversation: Download our popular love, forgiveness, compassion conversation cards. https://t.co/2voKWReYWb

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RT @KalliopeiaF: New blog: science director @NeuroWendy examines recent research showing #meditation may reduce implicit racial bias. https…

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It's a struggle to love & forgive, but I'm able to do it...if I can see myself in the other. Anantanand Rambachan https://t.co/dGknZgYImW

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Usually we think that brave people have no fear. The truth is that they are intimate with fear. --Pema Chödrön

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