The FaceBook of Lovingkindness

Posted by on 12.05.10 | 2 Comments
Filed Under compassion, forgiveness, grief, think on these things, unexpected grace

Monk Releasing Fish

Fully tasting the elixir of freedom

Requires first feasting

    and then gorging on bondage.

Just like to know compassion one must first

     know sorrow.

“May all beings be free from suffering and the causes of suffering…”

    can only come from beings who have suffered and caused suffering.

This lovingkindness meditation can be our most useful social networking.*

*A few recent psychological studies suggest that loving-kindness meditation may impact health and well-being. One study done at Stanford University suggests that a short 7 minute practice of loving-kindness meditation can increase social connectedness.

Submitted for One Single Impression prompt: freedom.  Take your freedom on over to that site and have a look around at all the ways the contributing poets experience that word.

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