It is truly grief-producing that we do not see this more frequently, more consistently, more joyfully.
Imagine how our lives might be if everyone had even a bit more of the Wisdom that comes from seeing clearly. Suppose people everywhere, simultaneously, stopped what they were doing and paid attention for only as long as it took to recognize their shared humanity. Surely the heartbreak of the world's pain, visible to all, would convert everyone to kindness. What a gift that would be.
Sunday, January 31, 2010
What a gift
Oh, what a gift indeed: