Love

Embracing our own suffering maintains the energy of compassion in our hearts

“In our work to end modern slavery, we must find the time to take care of ourselves, and to take care of the present moment. By doing so, we can find some relative peace in our body and mind to continue our work. We need to recognise and embrace our own suffering, our anger, fear,… Continue reading Embracing our own suffering maintains the energy of compassion in our hearts

Inspiration · Love · Meditation · Unity and harmony

Mindful compassion and loving communication

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“I spoke about our relationships as flowers that need watering with love and communication to grow… we all need a friend to remind us…. Nourishing and healing communication is the food of our relationships…. We may not even know what we said or did that started to poison the relationship. But we have the antidote: mindful compassion and loving communication. Love, respect, and friendship all need food to survive. With mindfulness we can produce thoughts, speech, and actions that will feed our relationships and help them grow and thrive.”​

– Thich Nhat Hanh, “The Art of Communicating”

Love · Truth

A militant of truth (Saint Paul teaching series with Drew Sumrall)

I have checked out the video and I resonate with Drew Sumrall’s message on what it means to be a militant of truth, and I learnt that Paul was a militant of the universality of truth by maintaining a steadfast fidelity to the event of the cross, or the death and resurrection of Christ, through… Continue reading A militant of truth (Saint Paul teaching series with Drew Sumrall)

Love · Psychology · Unity and harmony

The Power of Empathy: Dr Brene Brown

Originally posted on pastordawn:
According to Dr Brene Brown, empathy is feeling connection. It involves seeing from the other person’s perspective, staying out of judgment, recognising the emotions of the person, and communicating that. Empathy is entering into that sacred space in which we say to the other person “I know what it is like down here. You are… Continue reading The Power of Empathy: Dr Brene Brown

Love

“Death of God” theologians.

Here’s sharing this article that introduces postmodern theology and the theory of deconstruction as well as the “death of God” theologians, who “saw the potential of (Derrida’s) deconstruction to further their project of announcing the end of theology (the death of God)”. According to the article,  the “death of God” theologians fastened onto Derrida’s idea… Continue reading “Death of God” theologians.