compassion

Tremendous Love

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“People who are afraid are the people who are capable of tremendous love.”

~ Osho

Illustration by Roberto Innocenti (Christmas Carol)

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Your Own Poverty

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“Surrender your own poverty and acknowledge your nothingness to the Lord. Whether you understand it or not, God loves you, is present in you, lives in you, dwells in you, calls you, saves you and offers you an understanding and compassion which are like nothing you have ever found in a book or heard in a sermon.”

~ Thomas Merton, The Hidden Ground Of Love

Painting by Vincent Van Gogh

Joining The Dance

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“The longest distance in the universe is the distance from zero to one. In joining the dance, the first follower breaks some kind of social membrane and gives others the courage to follow their hearts.”

~ Leonard Sweet

Painting by Lee Stapleton