Compassion The second element of true love is compassion. Compassion is the capacity to understand the suffering in oneself and in the other person. If you understand your own suffering, you can help him to understand his suffering. Understanding suffering brings compassion and relief. You can transform your own suffering and help transform the suffering of the other person with the practice of mindfulness and looking deeply. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love
The boldest answer always comes from silence. Find a minute to hear silence. Amazing answers will appear! “The greatest sound is silence” Tao Te Ching Lao-tzu Chapter 41 A poetic take of “Sound of Silence” written by one poet, by another poet “And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence”
My all times favorite poet and song writer. My secret lover from another dimension. Where are you now? Hope you are still writing and making “lives” better every day for millions of listeners; with the death of your thoughts, your suffering, your self-seeking, your “black” humor, your words, your elegance and your unconditional modesty. Miss you Leonard Cohen! “Maybe there’s a God above But all I’ve ever learned from love Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew ya And it’s not a cry that you hear at night It’s not somebody who’s… Read More
The only difference between self and others is how we perceive ourselves in relationship to others and the world around ourselves, vs. how the others perceive themselves in relationship to us and the world around them.
“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, Infinite.” ~ William Blake.