Tag Archives: Compassion

Essay: On Compassion

Dave Hood “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi We live in a world lacking in compassion. The sad reality of humanity is that the vast majority … Continue reading

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Poem: Compassion

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer By Dave Hood Witnessing the suffering of another. Perhaps a homeless man standing, on the street, shaking in the cold, requesting pocket change for a warm cup of coffee. Or a … Continue reading

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Article: Cultivating a Spiritual Life

By Dave Hood “To be spiritually literate, we need to embrace the world, believing that it is full of meanings which we can discover.”—Spiritual literacy A man strolls through the woods, listening to the birds chirping, the rustling of the … Continue reading

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Short Essay: Learning to Love

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard By Dave Hood In Canada and many other western democracies and free-market economies, more than 50% of marriages end in divorce. It would seem … Continue reading

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