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Aug 12, 2016

In “Breaking the Cultural Trance: Insight and Vision in America

Aug 01, 2016

It’s easy to react to each day’s news and events (personal and public) with raw emotion, adding to waves of anger, grief, and even calls for retribution well before the facts are in.

Jul 01, 2016

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

Aug 24

"We need to honor diversity at the surface level and unity at the heart level, so that we can include all of these perspectives and move towards a more compassionate, harmonious Earth. I think that is the task of our time—and we are ready for it." Francisco (“Pancho”) Ramos-Stierle is a fulltime volunteer for ServiceSpace, and a founding resident of Casa de Paz (House of Peace) at Canticle Farm, an urban organic farm worked entirely by volunteers, with product that is distributed as a gift throughout the community.

Aug 24

If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again. --William Penn

Aug 23

"When you hear someone speak with a real love for a place or an aspect of their community, people feel that love. People feel it. And that feeling, and that kind of communication, binds people together. It reminds them that we are more similar than we are different. And that remembering is an essential part of creating any school that’s connected to the community." In this interview, architect Barry Svigals reflects on the design and construction process of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Aug 23

If you desire faith than you have faith enough. --Robert Browning

Aug 22

Because it imbues human relationships with the power of the divine, social mysticism generates great potential for change and creativity.

Aug 22

There is only one journey: going inside yourself. --Rainer Maria Rilke

Aug 21

Everyone needs some help learning who they already are. That's the root of genuine education and the task of real culture. --Michael Meade

Aug 20

Awe is the salve that will heal our eyes. --Rumi

Aug 19

"If there is one thing I have learned from this experience, it's that the human spirit is strong, and love always prevails." Fetzer's digital media specialist, Kellen Manley, shared this reflection and image from his travels across Zambia, seeing the results of a fundraising event he's been involved with over the last decade. http://fetz.us/2bzsBXO

Aug 19

Today is United Nations #WorldHumanitarianDay which gives us an opportunity to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to mobilize people to advocate for a more humane world. #ShareHumanity bit.ly/2aIYGOd

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Cultivating Kindness from the Inside Out https://t.co/uCto9yebS8 #selfcompassion https://t.co/Q84HZZRWMS

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RT @ForgivenessProj: “Alongside anger that things are wrong there needs to be #hope that things can change.” - Dr. Omnia Marzouk https://t.…

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5 Ways to Bring #Compassion to Your Working Life https://t.co/b3cybzT9i6 https://t.co/C6bPG0KA3X

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RT @PeaceJam: "No one person can change the world. We together change the world." – Jody Williams

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The Gift of Mistakes https://t.co/yUAYF9LqqB via @SpiritHealthMag @snatamk

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How to make an effective #apology. https://t.co/RjUNmQLZHl via @GreaterGoodSC

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This Buddhist #forgiveness prayer is worth revisiting anytime, anywhere, for any occasion. Take a breath, hit play. https://t.co/mWcbxVwJ8j

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Great food for thought: @rabbirami talks w/ @StephenDinan about his new book, Sacred America, Sacred World. https://t.co/eHYpi4xCPp

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Conversation starters: Download our #love, #forgiveness, #compassion conversation cards. https://t.co/2voKWRwAkL https://t.co/X1zY5XBGEO

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Incorpora más amor, perdón y compasión en tu vida. Utiliza Tarjetas de Conversación: https://t.co/YIpuJGBqiV https://t.co/Qp1uBwoqIC

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