Core Value Eating

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Who is more likely to sustain desirable weight, the valued self or the devalued self? If you believe it is hard to lose weight and keep it off because you lack something, like discipline, will power, or just common sense, your efforts will come from shame of what you are, rather than value of your […]


Faithful Emotions

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The original article contains an image of a sad clown. This can be found on my blog through my website. The sad clown attracts us and evokes a feeling of sadness and compassion. Have you ever noticed that the sadness and compassion really feels like it is for you? Often we live our suppressed emotional […]


Compassion

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I never considered myself a particularly spiritual, or for that matter, a religious person. But I’ve found that in writing The Osgoode Trilogy, particularly the third, A Trial of One, that compassion has become very strong theme which runs through all three novels. I just found this quote from Thomas Aquinas


Healing Anger And Violence In Our Society

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I have counseled individuals, couples, families and business partners for the past 35 years and authored eight published books. All this experience has resulted in the development of a profound six-step healing process, called Inner Bonding, which anyone can learn and use throughout the day (FREE course available – see resource box). The violence in […]


Learning The Language Of Love In Rwanda

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If it’s true that the eyes are the windows to the soul, then Vestina Mukeshimana’s soul must be singing. This precocious young girl’s eyes literally sparkle. But this hasn’t always been the case. Vestina was born in a farming community in northwest Rwanda in 1995. The previous year, the country experienced a genocide that claimed […]


Changing Children S Lives A Woman S Mission

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Life changed for Dorothy Samson in an Indian orphanage. Seeing the incredible needs of the children there, the Colorado resident knew she could make a difference. So started a journey that led her to Compassion International and its unique child sponsorship program. Now, after just five years working with the ministry, 25 children count on […]


Which One Will Save Us

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I’m fond of the Lao Tzu quote: ‘An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.’ Lao Tzu knew that small things could make big differences and that big things could be a bit – well shall we say – prone to sitting comfortably. According to his text in the, Tao Te Ching, […]


Simplicity Patience And Compassion The Three Treasures

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According to Eastern tradition there are three treasures on the pathway to enlightenment: simplicity, patience and compassion. At first glance, such simple ideas. Yet after contemplation one easily recognizes: it’s these basic thoughts, when woven into our day, that can lead each of us to a contemplative, peaceful and more fulfilling life. In this short […]


Build The Confidence To Approach Other People Through The Power Of Compassion

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Do you often feel uncomfortable in a social situation? Perhaps you’re overly shy? Or your stomach ties up in knots at the thought of approaching someone even just to say “Hi!” Well the good news is that there are many techniques which you can use to help you overcome this problem of social shyness or […]


Recovery From Addictions Part 2

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(This is Part 2 of a 5-part series on addiction). In Part 1 of this series of articles, I defined substance and process addictions, and described the four major false beliefs that underlie most addictions: 1. I can’t handle my pain. 2. I am unworthy and unlovable. 3. Others are my source of love. 4. […]


Rwanda S Children Emerge From Shadows Of War

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It’s been 10 years now. Still, Rwanda’s 100-day war casts a long shadow across the lives of its children. It is estimated that more than 1 million Rwandans were murdered during the 1994 war – most at the hands of machete-wielding neighbors, friends and fellow churchgoers – in a genocide rivaling the horrors of the […]


Where Is A Good Liberal When You Need One

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I believe compassion is a desire to help other people that is so overwhelming that you cannot help but go and help yourself. All my life I have heard about how compassionate liberals are and how greedy conservatives are. I have spent years looking for compassionate liberals. I am here to tell you that they […]


Can Someone Tell Me Why

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Can someone tell me why: 1. Robert Redford is at the 2007’s Sundance Film Festival demanding in the opening speech that President Bush apologize to the American people for everything that has happened since 9/11? Why, tell me, does anyone give a rat’s fundament what Robert Redford thinks about anything much less politics? Can someone […]


Loving You

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The difficulty in finding love that is good for you stems from the same difficulty you have loving yourself. For those who believe in God or a higher power, to not love yourself is to not love the very source of your existence. To not trust yourself is to not trust the source of all […]


Christmas The Season Of Compassion And Giving Another Perspective

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As the weather turns cold and daylight becomes shorter our feelings of compassion for our fellow man begins to glow as the Christmas season approaches. Many of us donate toys and money to organizations that provide gifts and holiday meals to the sick, poor and elderly and some of us volunteer precious time to these […]