Wisdom & Compassion

Compassion is always born of Understanding and understanding is the result of looking deeply.   Thich Nhat Hanh Compassion says what needs to be said and wisdom does not fear the consequences. Sayadaw U Pandita (Vipassana Meditation) Here are the words in Sanskrit: (Thank you, Laura!) Pranja—wisdom= the ability to understand the suffering Karuna—compassion=the desire … Continue reading Wisdom & Compassion

Participatory Knowledge

In Richard Rohr's, Divine Dance, he writes "Like probably nothing else, all authentic knowledge of God is participatory knowledge.  I must say this directly and clearly because it is a very different way of knowing reality--and it should be the unique, open-horizoned gift of people of faith.  But we ourselves have almost entirely lost this … Continue reading Participatory Knowledge