In light of what happened not only with the Orlando, Florida shootings in the U.S. on June 12th, but with other violent attacks before Orlando, including: Paris, London, New Delhi, Norway, Moscow, Madrid, Mumbai, etc., and since Orlando: Istanbul, Bangladesh, Baghdad, and Saudi Arabia, some questions came to mind we feel would be valuable for us to discuss and explore from a spiritual (love/compassion/wisdom) perspective:
The purpose of this series is to invite you to explore tools, skills and ways of thinking and being that will help you behave with greater wisdom and compassion, while maintaining inner and outer peace, regardless of the situation- e.g. regardless of whatever is happening in your immediate world or the larger world.
How do each of us maintain our center, and stand in love, peace,
and the light, in the midst of suffering, fighting and violence around the world?
1. How to align with the power of your greater/higher self vs. smaller/ego
self and why this is important
2. How to distinguish between the Truth, which is absolute and eternal,
and Facts, which are dualistic and changing; to help maintain
equanimity and positive presence
3. How to develop the habit of thinking in ways that will give you a
greater sense of peace or relief about whatever is happening
4. Two simple yet powerful practices to transform your suffering and that