Friday, March 6, 2009

Karen Armstrong on compassion

Dear Readers,

My friend David in Montreal sent me the video posted below. As most of you know, I keep three blogs. One is on meditation and I strive to keep that one deliberately non-sectarian. Another is political and I keep it as a private citizen. The third was initially intended for the spouses of Episcopal clergy in the Diocese of Oklahoma (although I consider it appropriate for anyone who's interested in Christian spirituality. It is about spiritual growth and reflection and draws mainly from the mystical and contemplative teachings of Christianity.) I have had a hard time deciding where to post the Armstrong speech and so I'm using it on all three blogs.

It's a little over twenty minutes long but I'm sure you'll agree that it is well worth your time. And I think you will also see why it is appropriate for all three blogs:

1 comment:

  1. I really like the way she speaks of compassion as a means to "dethrone ourselves." Well put.

    annie c.


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