Friday, November 29, 2013


I am posting this info from the Charter for Compassion website in hopes that some of you will tune in. This should answer some of the questions I have received.

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NOVEMBER 2013 Newsletter

"We urgently need to make compassion a clear, luminous and dynamic force in our polarized world... indispensable to the creation of a just economy and a peaceful global community."

                                                         ~ The Charter for Compassion


Meeting of the Minds: On Compassion

Tuesday, November 26, 8 pm at the 92nd St. Y, Lexington at 92nd, New York City.  Join two of the world’s preeminent interfaith scholars and historians in a lively and provocative conversation about compassion and its crucial place in both modern and ancient times.

How do we lead compassionate lives? Why should we care? What has happened historically when we allow compassion’s opposite, the ego, to take over? Karen Armstrong and Thomas Cahill will explore these essential questions. Moderated by Rabbi Jennifer Krause.Visit the 92Y site to post questions for the panel and watch and participate in the event as a free live webcast:

Oprah's Super Soul Sunday: Oprah & Karen Armstrong

Twelve Steps to Compassion Compassion" airs Sunday, December 1 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Oprah sits down with bestselling author and TED prize winner Karen Armstrong who shares her groundbreaking insights into the world’s great religions.  After conducting decades of research, Karen reveals the thread that she says is common to all the world’s great religions:  compassion.  In our perilously divided world, she says we need to live more compassionately now more than ever.  In her book:  Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life, Karen outlines simple practices anyone can do in hopes of making a lifelong commitment to creating a more harmonious world. Whether you’re waiting in line at the supermarket or sitting  at your desk at the office, we all can put ourselves in another person’s shoes and offer them our understanding and respect.  Check the Super Soul website for exact time in your location.  The show will be repeated on December 8 and archived after that.  Twitter questions and comments: #SuperSoulSunday.


Snowbrush said...

I don't know that anything is harder for me to maintain than compassion.

troutbirder said...

We could use a lot more of this quality to say the least around the world and here at home. My good spouse spends weeks "Christmas shopping" for young children with in need, verified by county services, and funded by our local Kiwanis's...