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Compromise: Daily Metta

“Human life is a series of compromises, and it is not always easy to achieve in practice what one has found to be true in theory.” ~ Gandhi, Mind of Mahatma Gandhi, p. 39 The ability to compromise was one of Gandhi’s remarkable, if not baffling, characteristics.  While it often alarmed his friends, in most… read more

“What I hold to be essential”–Daily Metta

November 28: “I, having made up my mind to surrender every non-essential, gain greater strength than ever before to die for the defense and preservation of what I hold to be essential.” –Gandhi (Mahatma, vol 6, p.3) There’s a story about a man who was being mugged, and he fought tooth and nail to ward… read more