Love, Compassion, And Forgiveness

Love, Compassion, and Forgiveness

We cannot decide to feel love or compassion. Nor can we decide to forgive. Authentic love, compassion, and forgiveness are not an act, they are an experience. You cannot consciously will the virtues of love, compassion, and forgiveness. They arise…

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Spiritual Practice

Spiritual Practice

Growth, fulfillment, and happiness require a daily spiritual practice, along with taking care of ourselves and loving others. Unfortunately, while our culture encourages daily exercise for the body, it does not always encourage daily exercise for the spirit. With some…

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The Platinum Rule

The Platinum Rule

The purpose of life is to both savor and nurture life. We nurture life through loving, since our loving acts enhance the wellbeing of others either directly, such as when we prepare a meal for our family, or indirectly, as…

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What Is Recovery?

What is Recovery?

"As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world… as in being able to remake ourselves." - Mahatma Gandhi “Recovery is a verb. It is work. It is a process of uncovering the…

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Who Are We?

Who Are We?

Who are we? We are the pure, empty field of awareness in which our thoughts, feelings, and perceptions arise. Most of us are caught in the illusion that we are our thoughts and feelings, and that these thoughts and feelings…

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