Tag Archives: compassion


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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John Pavlovitz “I’m Going to Hell”

I’ve been a bad blogger but not on my other blog, dkatiepowellart.  I’ve just been crazy busy with work and enjoying making marks.  Today I am lifting a very very good piece of compassionate writing from the only Christian writer … Continue reading

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Lojong Practice: 3 Friendliness

I am using Weeping Buddha and the lojong sayings and commentary from Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness by Chogyam Trungpa as a study, together. I’ve been practicing tonglen for almost three decades, and it is my main practice. This … Continue reading

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Q is for Quan Yin: A-to-Z Challenge

Quan Yin is also commonly spelled Kwan Yin, Kuan Yin, or Kannon.  Why so many spellings?  Because the name is a transliteration of the Chinese name!   The name is short for Kuan-shi-yin. Quan Yin is the Bodhisattva of compassion.  A … Continue reading

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