Category Archives: Compassion

One Pagan’s Ethics & Forgiveness

Forgiveness requires a certain breaking open of the heart. It requires an openness, a release. Compassion is a doorway to forgiveness.

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Myths About Compassion

Many times,the biggest thing that stops us for being compassionate is ourselves. We tell ourselves little stories, reasons about why we’re not or cant be compassionate. By bringing them to your conscious attention, I hope to give you some space … Continue reading

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Compassion Questions

Some thoughts to mull over on the nature of compassion and your experiences with it… Where have you made extraordinary efforts to be compassionate? What has resulted from your compassion? Who do you find it hard to be compassionate toward? … Continue reading

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Prayer to Kuan Yin

Lady Who Hears the Cries of the World, Hear my cry When people are being gunned down in the streets When the places that are supposed to be safe Become killing grounds (Oh spirits of the beloved dead, Pulse, Orlando, … Continue reading

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Compassion Capacity

Some people and situations tug at your heartstrings almost effortlessly. In other moment, you struggle to be as compassionate as you would like. Here are some practices that I have found helpful in deepening my capacity for compassion. May they … Continue reading

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Three Questions About Compassion

Compassion is something I’m thinking about a lot right now. When things are tough, when there’s an angry energy in the air, I remind myself to sit with compassion. How about you?

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Compassion Interview with Meadowlark

Tell us a little about yourself and your relationship to compassion? My name is Meadowlark, Priestess of Cultivating Harmony. I am a mother, wife, healer, musician, psychologist and eclectic pagan garden/hedge witch. I am an ordained Priestess in the Wildflower … Continue reading

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Compassionate Action

I believe that all living things are worthy of respect. This core belief, which includes plants, animals, trees, bodies of water, stone, and the air, as well as people, informs my daily actions.

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3 Big Questions About Compassion

This month, I’m exploring the theme of compassion. What does it mean- for me, for us, for the world? How does it impact us? Here are a few more questions to get you started thinking about compassion.

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Interview on Compassion

Tell us a little about yourself.   I’m a young-ish adult living in the Bay Area with my partner and pets. I’m a High Priestess in the Bloodroot Honey tradition of CAYA Coven, and a Priestess in the Wildflower Tradition, … Continue reading

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