We humans are members of the Universe who must take life in order to live our own lives. How do we learn to honor and respect the countless lives that sustain us? We can begin with please and thank you. Listen as Robin Wall Kimmerer gently shares the wisdom of the honorable harvest.
Satish Kumar shares his wisdom on how the power of love can help to promote personal, political and planetary wellbeing. The reading is from his article ‘The Power of Love’ published in the Resurgence & Ecologist magazine.
Satish Kumar is a former Jain monk and long-term peace and environment activist. He has been quietly setting the global agenda for change for over 50 years. He is Editor Emeritus of Resurgence & The Ecologist magazine. Prior to this he was the Editor-in-Chief of Resurgence for over 40 years. Satish is the founder of Schumacher College in Dartington. His autobiography, No Destination, first published by Green Books in 1978, has sold over 50,000 copies.
#ResurgenceTalks Filmed on 13th February 2020 in Hartland, by Rupert Bedford http://rupertbedford.co.uk/films
One of the 20th century’s most prolific scholars of Islamic mysticism, (Sufism) Henry Corbin (1903-1978) was Professor of Islam & Islamic Philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris and at the University of Tehran. (Iran) Corbin’s central project was to provide a framework for understanding the unity of the religions of the Book: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. His great work: “Alone with the Alone: Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn Arabi “is a classic initiatory text of visionary spirituality that transcends the tragic divisions among the three great monotheisms. Corbin’s life was devoted to the struggle to free the religious imagination from fundamentalisms of every kind.
In this inspiring and uplifting short video, Moojibaba offers us great encouragement during the coronavirus pandemic. He shares that this challenging time is a powerful opportunity for humanity to come together, to put aside our superficial differences and use this time to begin to change and to wake up to our true nature. “Within you,…
Love in its special dimension of compassion constitutes one of the foundations of any civilized society. It is compassion that makes me sensitive to suffering, whatever form it may take. It is compassion that enlarges my heart and enables me to be sensitive to a need the other side of the planet, that enables me…
Gentle & peaceful, – hold in mind yourself or anyone who has hurt you & feel the peace and joy that blessing oneself and others can bring.
“If I am not for myself who is for me? And being for my own self, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?”Attributed to Rabbi Hillel It seems to me that what the world needs now is our blessing – and not just the parts that we find easy to bless. From the smallest…
From the Synthesis Dialogues – Part 3 – Rome, 2004. Br. David talks about blessing and grace and how one leads to the other. https://gratefulness.org/resource/blessing-is-the-cosmic-bloodstream/
“I bless my fellow beings in their unconditional love and forgiveness as they experience the complete serenity of one who accepts all beings just as they are, with no expectations or demands that they be otherwise.” Pierre Pradervand – excerpt from 365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World
” Not one breath is taken outside God’s Being…I am only an image made of energy, painting a painting by God…” ~Mooji
To introduce this short video here is a blessing for Oppressed Native People taken from Pierre Pradervand’s new book 365 Blessings to Heal Myself and the World. https://pierrepradervand.com/365-blessings-to-heal-myself-and-the-world/ “We bless our sisters and brothers whom we have so long considered “uncivilized” as stewards of immense wisdom which might one day be of great value for our…
Beautiful and inspirational Irish blessing set to stunning scenery in Ireland and haunting Celtic music by Arlene Faith.
Mooji talks about awakening and about awareness.
Also in our Positive News section https://gentleartofblessing.org/one-man-saves-his-island-by-planting-a-forest-all-by-himself-with-his-bare-hands/
Thich Nhat Hanh explains the four qualities of love that can bring deep meaning to our lives. https://uplift.tv/2017/four-qualities-love/
Drop a pebble in a still pond and watch the ripple travel out in an ever expanding ring The Ripple Effect is rooted in the belief that all we are all connected by our shared…
A PRAYER FOR OUR WORLD by Corinne McLaughlin and Gordon Asher Davidson May we as humanity be guided by the Divine to rediscover the sacred purpose of our planet–to nurture and support the spiritual evolution of all life on earth; Let the wounds of separation and division be healed by opening our hearts to listen…
For more videos and articles by Leonard Jacobson, please visit http://www.leonardjacobson.com/index.php
Fourteen hours a day, and for well over ten years (one railway employee who worked at the station said 15 years), Frieda stood in the busiest section of Zurich Station … simply blessing people. She refused to grant any interviews explaining simply that she had felt led by God to undertake this task. Read the…
Video from KarmaTube
Love is your true nature, for all eternity.
This video, featuring Brother David, a highly-respected Benedictine monk, author and spiritual leader, is a BLESSING to all those with “eyes to see and ears to hear.” Look, listen and be inspired by this powerful message on grateful living. Sources – http://gratefulness.org/grateful-day/?utm_source=banner and – http://gratefulness.org/explore/new-to-gratefulness/
This beautiful video ‘May You Be Blessed’ by Kate Nowak can be viewed on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZjUgRjbTYY