Category Archives: Kindness

Is it Possible to Lie & Deceive Someone We Love?

Is it possible to lie and deceive someone we love? One of the blogs I read on occasion ( asked a question similar to that asked above. And the short answer is: No, of course not. And the longer answer … Continue reading

Posted in Antilove, Commitment, Immature Love, Intimacy, Kindness, Love, Love Is a Verb, Mature Love, Mental Health, Perspective, Real Love, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

How to Be Truly Happy In Life — And How & When to Start

. We’ll worth the watch.  It’s how a real sense of community and brotherhood/sisterhood begins — by really sharing what’s affected us (affecting us) deeply. I often wonder when I’m interacting with some people, have they ever lost anyone?  How … Continue reading

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“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible” (The Dalai Lama)

. Be kind whenever possible, and it’s always possible. It’s pretty hard to argue with this—especially when you consider the source— . . . The Dalai Lama seems like a genuinely happy human being.  He seems to have reached a … Continue reading

Posted in Chögyam Trungpa, Dalai Lama, Kafka, Kindness, M. Scott Peck, Martin Luther King Jr., Truth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The Real Meaning of “Carpe Diem” (The bus *will* stop)

. “It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth—and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up, we will then begin to live each day to the fullest, … Continue reading

Posted in "Dead Poets Society", Abraham Maslow, Carpe Diem, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, G. K. Chesterton, Generosity, Glennon Melton, Gratitude, Kindness, Maslow, Mental Health, Momastery, Naomi Shihab Nye, Perspective, Truth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

C. S. Lewis on Love & Kindness (and the difference between the two)

. . The following is abridged & adapted from C. S. Lewis’s book “The Problem of Pain,” pages 35-44, & 58.  The parenthetical remarks are mine. . Are we not in an increasingly cruel age? Perhaps we are. But I … Continue reading

Posted in "The Problem of Pain", C.S. Lewis, Emotional Maturity, Immature Love, Kindness, Love is Not a Feeling, Mature Love, Perspective, Real Love, Spiritual Growth, Truth, Waking Up, What is Love? | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments