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Easwaran on Thomas a Kempis' The Imitation of Christ: Talk 10 This is the tenth in a long series of talks Eknath Easwaran gave on The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis. . . . more
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A Practice for Today: Spiritual Fellowship "It is especially helpful to spend time regularly with others who are basing their lives on the same spiritual values. . . . more
Holding to the Constant: A Taoist Passage for Meditation This inspiring passage by Lao Tzu can be found on page 34 of God Makes the Rivers to Flow, and here: Holding to the Constant Break into the peace within, Hold attention in stillness, And in the world outside You will ably master the ten thousand things. . . . more
Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you.
– The Gospel According to Saint Matthew
This is love at its most magnificent. In order to love like this, we cannot be attached to ourselves. It is because we think so much about ourselves that we strike back, show resentment, speak harshly, move away.
Jesus’ words do not mean agreeing with everything people say or supporting whatever they do. We sometimes have to oppose people we love. Yet, if we do it tenderly, it is not likely that it will cost us a single friend. In fact, that person might say, Ive found a friend who will support me and stand beside me always.
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