Category Archives: Compassion

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Richard Carlson PH.D., in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“Think of someone who truly irritates you, who makes you feel angry. Now, close your eyes and try to imagine this person as a tiny infant. See their tiny little features and their innocent little eyes. Know that babies can’t … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 by Tony Burroughs in THE LAW OF AGREEMENT

NOTE: Today marks the 10th anniversary of Pondercentral.com. A hearty “thanks” to blog consultants Derrick Sorles and Michael Snell of Business Blogging Consultants for suggesting I create this site to allow for easy email delivery of the daily “Ponder on … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 6th, 2016 Sanaya Roman in PERSONAL POWER THROUGH AWARENESS

“Coming from compassion means coming from truth. How often do you rehearse in your mind what you are going to say to someone because you are justifying yourself, coming from ego, talking about how great you are, or how right … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Our deeds, both positive and negative, resonate within us and within the world. Those who commit crimes that remain undiscovered or unsolved—and who seem to escape consequences for their actions, cannot escape the Watcher who sees all. For some, this … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 by Sanaya Roman in PERSONAL POWER THROUGH AWARENESS

“Sympathy is feeling sorry for others, seeing that what is happening to them is negative or bad. Compassion is seeing that what is happening to them is for their growth, and assisting them in seeing that also. Compassion reframes an … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 23rd, 2015 by by Stuart Wilde in THE LITTLE MONEY BIBLE

“When you pass people on the street, mentally reach out and touch them in the heart and silently project the thought “love,” or project admiration for them even though you don’t know them. Back them, believe in them; project goodness, … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 5th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Some of the most awesome experiences in our lives come when we connect with others, and especially when we allow them to touch us. Think about a first kiss, or seeing a birth, or walking down the aisle, or watching … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by Stuart Wilde in SIXTH SENSE

“Deal fairly and equitably with everyone as best as you can, and set appropriate boundaries so others don’t use you. But always try to offer a generosity of spirit. Turn a soft eye upon your brothers and sisters, and see … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 17th, 2014 by Eckhart Tolle in THE POWER OF NOW

“Compassion is the awareness of a deep bond between yourself and all creatures. But there are two sides to compassion, two sides to this bond. On the one hand, since you are still here as a physical body, you share … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 by Sanaya Roman in LIVING WITH JOY

NOTE: No, time didn’t move backward; I obviously published the wrong post on 10/23,  (i.e., ran the post scheduled for today by accident) so here is the post you should have seen yesterday! Sorry about that. “As you are on … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, March 29th, 2013 by Jack Kornfield in A PATH WITH HEART

“In the paradox of life sometimes our compassion requires us to say yes and sometimes it requires us to say no. These may seem like opposites but they are not. There is no formula for the practice of compassion. Like … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 24th, 2012 by Sanaya Roman in SPIRITUAL GROWTH

“Compassion is helping people understand what they are learning and empowering them to see the gifts in what they are experiencing. It is watching others go through their lessons the way they have chosen to experience them, knowing that though … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 12th, 2010 by Gary Zukav in SPIRITUAL PARTNERSHIP

“If you are unable to distinguish between frightened and loving parts of your personality, you will not be able to distinguish between frightened and loving parts of other personalities either. A “passion to protect the environment,” for example, may come … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, August 21st, 2008 by Jack Kornfield in A PATH WITH HEART

“We must remember that the world’s current problems are fundamentally a spiritual crisis, created by the limited vision of human beings – a loss of a sense of connection to our spiritual values. Political and economic change have never been … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, October 24th, 2007 by Richard Carlson, PH.D. in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“Nothing helps us build our perspective more than developing compassion for others. Compassion is a sympathetic feeling. It involves the willingness to put yourself in someone else’s shoes, to take the focus off yourself and to imagine what it’s like … Continue reading

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