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Compassionate Action

I believe that all living things are worthy of respect. This core belief, which includes plants, animals, trees, bodies of water, stone, and the air, as well as people, informs my daily actions. 163 more words


Day 108 Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead.

I was up early today to go to a conference called diamond geezers, and it was focussed on men and their place in God’s plan. We listened to many wonderful testimonies and sang rousing songs.  351 more words


Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life: What Happens When a Nun Quits Religion

I’ve started going to *church. Don’t panic. I’m still an atheist: it’s a Unitarian church, so my minister is an atheist, too. If you thought all us athesists were just running around eating babies you might not have realized that I (certainly don’t want to speak for all athesists) do believe in things – I just don’t believe in God, an afterlife, divine-whatever. 530 more words

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Lost and Never Found: An Alcoholic's Unknown Story

Worth reading from of the web – Addiction is like all physical diseases, there are particular symptoms. And in addictions, the symptoms of pervasive cravings and relapses are the most frustrating to deal with. 3,726 more words


To love one another, to help one another

How very insistent the Apostle Saint John was in preaching the mandatum novum, the new commandment that we should love one another. I would fall on my knees, without putting on any act but this is what my heart dictates and ask you, for the love of God, to love one another, to help one another, to lend one another a hand, to know how to forgive one another. 325 more words

Selfless Compassion

31 Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat.
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Christian Living

Forgiveness II: Our Emotions Are Our Teachers and Not Our Rulers

“Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times.”  (Jesus to Peter, Matthew 18: 22, NRSV on the question of how often to forgive)  Stuff just doesn’t go away that easily.  686 more words

Human Condition