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Cultivating Compassion Will Make You Happier

Compassion means to have sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others and yourself. Related feelings are: sympathy, empathy, care, concern, sensitivity, tolerance, kindness. We recognize that we’re all human beings with the same...

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What Does Loving Someone Really Mean?

This post is 5 of 5 in the series: Loving Without Expectations. “The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.” ~Brian Tracy ove means different things to...

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Is It Possible to Love without Expectations?

This post is 4 of 5 in the series: Loving Without Expectations. “The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.” ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross [dropcap style="font-size:...

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Reflection: My Relationship Brings Me Peace and Joy

My relationships add depth and meaning to my life, especially my relationship with my partner. I feel very lucky and blessed to have my partner in my life because our friendship brings me happiness and peace. My partner gives me a great sense of serenity by providing...

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5 Reasons to Love Without Expectations

This post is 3 of 5 in the series: Loving Without Expectations. “Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you’ for this or that reason, not...

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How to Forgive Someone Who Has Let You Down

This post is 2 of 5 in the series: Loving Without Expectations. “Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” ~Corrie ten Boom orgiving someone who has...

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Daily Meditations & Affirmations for April

By Paramhansa Yogananda, Inner Culture, April-June 1942 ffirmation is one of our most powerful tools for healing the body, mind, heart, and spirit. To learn all about affirmations—how to create and use them,...

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God! God! God! by Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda said that this beautiful poem was given to him by St. Francis of Assisi in a vision. From the depths of slumber, As I ascend the spiral stairways of wakefulness, I will whisper: God! God! God! Thou art the food, and when I break my fast...

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O LORD, Make me an instrument of Your Peace

O LORD, Make me an instrument of Your Peace Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is discord, unity; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is error, truth; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is sadness,...

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Peace — A Poem by Paramhansa Yogananda

Peace By Paramhansa Yogananda Peace flows through my heart, and blows through me as a zephyr. Peace fills me like a fragrance. Peace runs through me like rays. Peace stabs the heart of worries and noise. Peace burns through my disquietude. Peace, like a...

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