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Jonathan Carroll with a story about random kindness

A New York taxi driver living through the core conditions. There is something really touching about this when-it-counts empathy – and the fragility and risk of that, how easy it would be to miss such a moment and its immense significance. “Three … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

The writer has at times this week been unable to see much else when she closes her eyes, but images of drowned children… Clearly she is not alone in that. One possible response is despair, powerlessness, inducing a slide into … Continue reading

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Marcus Aurelius on doing the right thing

“Just that you do the right thing. The rest doesn’t matter. Cold or warm. Tired or well-rested. Despised or honored. Dying…or busy with other assignments. Because dying, too, is one of our assignments in life. There as well: “To do … Continue reading

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Patrick Speaks – Unreported World

https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/patrickspeaks?source=feed_text&story_id=10206189718128168 This is just lovely….the writer cried at the point where he begins to get what is being offered – seeing the fire of hope catch and leap….Magical and inspiring. Gratitude to Raymond for the work he is doing, lighting … Continue reading

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Maria Popova – Review of The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/12/11/the-farmer-and-the-clown-marla-frazee/ Click on the link to read this unusual review of a lovely and unusual child’s book – which also speaks profoundly to adults, as the best books intended for children do….It’s beautifully realized and illustrated by Marla Frazee. Maria … Continue reading

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Life Vest Inside – Kindness Boomerang – “One Day”

Click on the link for this warming little film on You Tube… Liking the idea of a ‘kindness boomerang’ – and can remember many examples…. Gratitude to Greg Dunn on Facebook for posting this. And while we are in the … Continue reading

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Simone Weil on Good & Evil

“Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvelous, intoxicating.” Simone Weil In Gravity and Grace, 1997, page 120. Tr. Arthur Wills, University of Nebraska Press. … Continue reading

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