Understanding and Compassion in Our Daily Lives

in: Dharma Topics
Discussion Date: Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Dear Still Water Friends,

This Thursday evening our gathering will include monastic Sisters from Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York. The topic they would like to explore with the Still Water Community is how we embody understanding and compassion in our daily lives. Thich Nhat Hanh writes in Your True Home: 

We all know that understanding and compassion can relieve suffering. This is not just a platitude; where there is understanding and compassion, there’s relief and help for ourselves and others. Our practice is to keep that understanding and compassion alive. As busy as we are, when we take time to look a little bit more deeply, we can always find more understanding and compassion to offer. 

Sister Ocean, who will be among those joining us on... Continued

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