Tag Archives: heart wisdom

Circle of Compassion

What an interesting phrase for Albert Einstein to coin: a “circle of compassion.” It sounds like something a Buddhist monk would say, not one of the greatest theoretical physicists ever to walk this planet. Suggesting that our compassion embrace all … Continue reading

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In Your Dreams!

I’ve always liked this quote, but often wondered what Gibran meant by trusting dreams. Are we to trust the dreams we have while asleep in bed (or at the beach)? I guess those dreams could be the gate to our … Continue reading

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Linking Love and Life

“Where there is love, there is life.” This is profoundly true (as is most of what Gandhi said), but I also think it’s equally true to say, “Where there is life, there is love.” At least it should be equally … Continue reading

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Ask Yourself

What kind of a world do I want to live in? Easy! A world where people really are equal regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, education, age, or any other discernable difference. A world where all of our differences are … Continue reading

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Embracing the Power of Love

Love is a universal experience.  And so is pain.  In a culture where control is prized, choosing not to love to avoid the pain of lost love is common.  But that’s a deadly choice. Love is a mystical force that … Continue reading

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Big Bonus: Two Teachings in One

What a beautifully balanced expression the Dalai Lama has shared with us!  To offer both brain and heart as the temple of his soul is exquisitely perfect.  We need both thought wisdom and feeling wisdom to walk our planet as … Continue reading

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Honoring the Dreams of Our Hearts

Odd as it may sound, I think those of us living in patriarchal cultures tend to have almost schizophrenic relationships with our hearts.  On the one hand, we pooh-pooh that  “mushy” heart stuff as weak and irrelevant because the masculine … Continue reading

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