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Fetzer Blog

Oct 22, 2014

Experiences of love leave indelible marks on our lives.

Oct 10, 2014

In 2013 at the age of 13, Jacob Cramer noticed how lonely it could be for elders who find themselves living at a distance from family, with fewer and fewer friends or others to help care for them.

Oct 01, 2014

This practice was developed for the Fetzer Institute by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, directors of Spirituality & Practice.

Oct 23

Naropa University has posted videos of Radical #Compassion Symposium keynotes Dr. Dan Siegel and Joanna Macy!

Oct 23

"The way our brains work, we have evolved to understand each other by tone of voice or seeing facial expressions, but that gets lost through the devices we use to communicate." Facebook's Arturo Bejar and his team are working on ways to bridge that gap. Interesting read.

Oct 23

When one tugs at a single thing in #nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. --John Muir Photo: Danny Froese via Unsplash.com

Oct 22

In so many ways, #love remains a #mystery.

Oct 22

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. --Anne Frank Image: sdalu CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Oct 21

FYI: One day tickets are now available for the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference to be held November 13-14 in San Francisco. Nurses and social workers may obtain CEUs as well as a 25% discount on registration.

Oct 21

Our response to cruelty, #suffering, and #sorrow is to remind the world of the face of #beauty, which can best restore a person’s tranquility, cleanse his heart of evil, and lead him to the path of truth. -–Anita Amirrezvani Photo: pippalou via Morguefile.com

Oct 20

Fail, fail again, fail better. --Pema Chödrön

Oct 20

"It’s a mistake to presume that #kindness, #compassion, #love, and fairness line up on one side of a continuum, and #anger, #rage, and dislike, on another side." This The Greater Good Science Center article provides some great info on and tips for navigating anger. Worth reading and sharing far and wide.

Oct 20

#Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our #minds. #Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our #hearts. --Barbara Garrison Photo: Spieker via Unsplash.com

Oct 19

Imagine if more of us apologized in this way… "It was as though, in seeking #forgiveness from my children, I was delicately holding their hearts in my hands, carefully mending the parts I had damaged."

Oct 19

If your everyday practice is to open to all your emotions, to all the people you meet, to all the situations you encounter, without closing them down, trusting that you can do that--then that will take you as far as you can go. And then you'll understand all the teachings that anyone has ever taught. --Pema Chödrön Photo: Anna Dziubinska via Unsplash.com

Oct 18

On the eve of the kickoff of Homeless World Cup 2014 in Chile, #sports icons Jackie Joyner Kersee and Mia Hamm celebrate its founder Mel Young. #homeless #soccer

Oct 18

Our ability to transform society comes from our ability as human beings to feel--to have #compassion. --Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche at Naropa University's Radical Compassion Symposium Photo: Schicka via Unsplash.com

Oct 17

Beyond the beliefs, the practice of #Buddhist #mindfulness-centered #meditation is...undeniably having a moment.

Oct 17

What role does #childhood development, #love, and #forgiveness play in #peace building? We’ve partnered with Yale University researchers, the Early Childhood Development unit of UNICEF, and the Mother Child Education Fund to explore this. Read more about this project at the link.

Oct 17

We cannot love issues, but we can love people, and the #love of people reveals to us the way to deal with issues. --Henri J.M. Nouwen Photo: hotblack via Morguefile.com

Oct 16

Interesting: A new York University study "suggests that people generally associate their religious beliefs with Golden Rule ideals of #forgiveness and forbearance, and that they turn to them when the chips are down, in threatening circumstances."

Oct 16

Awesome and then some: When, at age 13, Jacob Cramer noticed how lonely it could be for elders living at a distance from family, he launched Love For The Elderly! Find out what makes this effort so powerful, Jacob's take on #love, and how you can show love for the elderly.

Oct 16

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep #love. --Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo: greyerbaby via Morguefile

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Oct 23

Love is the core energy that rules everything...#love is the one ingredient that holds us all together. --John E. Fetzer

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Oct 23

.@naropau has posted videos of #RadicalCompassion keynotes @DrDanSiegel and Joanna Macy! http://t.co/7Z1wtJ2Cbt

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Oct 23

Meet Facebook’s Mr. Nice: At Facebook, Creating #Empathy Among #Cyberbullying http://t.co/80hovgQmy4 via @nytimes

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Oct 23

RT @CompassioninSoc: Turn Anger Into a Peaceful Heart by #ECiS2014 Speaker @drrhanson http://t.co/cEXigSscnt

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Oct 23

When one tugs at a single thing in #nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. --John Muir

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Oct 23

Happy Diwali to all who are celebrating the festival of lights! http://t.co/q62z3gZzBj

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Oct 23

@ForgivenessProj Looks great! Thank you.

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Oct 22

@ForgivenessProj Curious, what was the diploma course?

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Oct 22

As #Colombia pursues #peace, victims of the conflict struggle with #forgiveness http://t.co/Ff8gO2Y74v

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Oct 22

On our blog: Emotion? Energy? Practice? What Is #Love? http://t.co/pVRsVrDdEl

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