Category Archives: compassion

Busker

(reposted from dkatiepowellart.me) Cello Man plays at the entrance to PSU Saturday Market. We enjoy him, and have often given him money. I think there is an unwritten rule or agreement about the musicians, because rarely does one drown out … Continue reading

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From On Being

One of the few online mags I read regularly. This was so short I lifted it instead of giving a few lines and sending you on. Go visit them… Krista Tippett started this uplifting mag. The Blessing of Friends Who … Continue reading

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WATWB: Ietef Vita: Healing His Community!

Ietef Vita:  Educator, Hip Hop Yogi, Youth role model! This is good news… On so many levels.  For him, for his community, for our planet! ☾ Interested in lifting the vibration in the world with stories of compassion and positivity?  … Continue reading

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WATWB: Pema Chödrön on Fear and Fearlessness

Lifting the heart is why I participate in We Are the World Blogfest. Fear is one of the issues most of us are dealing with… Most of my techniques to deal with fears are Buddhist teachings, and the faith I … Continue reading

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Sanctuary

I am reading about State versus Federal laws and Sanctuary in the Oregon Humanities magazine this morning.  I hang my head as to what Our country has become.  Maybe it always was this but I did not know, but I … Continue reading

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We Are The World Blogfest Bob Sima

Music moves the soul…  Lifts the heart. Meditation clears the mind and opens the heart. Bob Sima combines them! Lifting the heart is why I participate in We Are the World Blogfest. “This is universal. You sit and observe your … Continue reading

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Friendship

The interview below got me thinking about what I want in a friendship. I’ve not put my conscious mind to it in ages… Mitchell is by far my best friend and he is also my loverman… and a man… not … Continue reading

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