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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 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

Jul 24

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. --Lao Tzu

Jul 23

The same stream of life that runs through the world runs through my veins. --Rabindranath Tagore

Jul 22

“History teaches us that when the heart dares to be vulnerable in the presence of power, it can become a source of countervailing power, keeping our best hopes alive in the hardest of places and times.” With his usual penetrating insight, Parker J. Palmer speaks to the conflicts and contradictions of twenty-first-century life that are breaking the American heart and threatening to compromise our democratic values.

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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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Give the Gift of Listening https://t.co/b7p6gY4aCP https://t.co/YyzQ3YlBLI

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Bassem Youssef positions satire as an antidote to fear and fascism. https://t.co/zimaZuRnK0? via @bigthink

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RT @onbeing: “I'll keep my distance from those who think they have the answer.” ~@ParkerJPalmer https://t.co/uESZ3FEIvG https://t.co/sqKj5E

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The Israelis and Palestinians who work together in peace https://t.co/BEDeKc4rxB? via @GuardianUS https://t.co/zCIMA9Hsl2

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Three Fundamentals of Forgiveness https://t.co/iiKFzYTQsq @ThomKZO https://t.co/ysgjYMuYkx

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How to Stop the Racist in You https://t.co/dBLCrbQEyd via @GreaterGoodSC @jeremyadamsmith @rmendozadenton

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