Tag Archives: Compassion

On Ants and the Meaning of Compassion – Between Myanmar and Ukraine

On Saving Lives It’s 05:00 am in  Panditarama Forest monastery situated not far from the city of Bago, Myanmar. We have just completed our morning meditation session and queue up to walk to the dining hall where we would have our … Continue reading

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Witnessing The Formation of a Humanitarian Crisis

A sunny August day in a village near Kharkiv in East Ukraine. A summer resort. A couple in their early 30s. Four children are playing in the surrounding wild green fields. A couple of teenagers are making their way for a … Continue reading

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I will not Hate. No Matter What Happens to Me. I am Free to Choose my Inner Response.

The letter below is an example to the magnitude of human spirit. These are the words of Dr. Iz A – Din Abu Al Ayyash, a Palestinian father from Gaza who lost his three daughters and niece in 2009 during … Continue reading

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