Tag Archives: Compassion

When Honor Meets Disrespect

Cultural Mores & Travel I gasped when I spotted a bloke on the river boat in Thailand. His baggy sleeveless top–sometimes called a muscle shirt–revealed a black-inked Buddha covering the whole expanse of the left side of his front torso, … Continue reading

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When Hate Multiplies Hate

With Hate, We Destroy Ourselves I heard a talk today that lessened my misery that comes from looking at the headlines. My days begin the same way: Each morning brings a mix of interest and dread as I review the … Continue reading

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Compassion

Did you spend part of your Sunday thinking about the shootings in Orlando? I’ll bet folks who attend church services heard about grief and pain. Our Buddhist friends here in Portland addressed the murders head-on. What would be a thoughtful … Continue reading

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