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Saddhamala

Nov 20, 2011

A Buddhist’s perspective on biblical ways to love

I just read a list of ways to show love and I was inspired to write this article including a Buddhist’s perspective of ways to carry out the biblical suggestions on the list.

Ten ways to show people you love them:

  • Listen without interrupting. (Proverbs 18) – When someone is speaking, the most loving thing we can do is listen. And, if we are really listening, we are not thinking of how to respond or how to get our point across or asking questions or saying anything. We are simply listening to hear and understand what the person is saying. So, the next time you are listening to someone, wait until
  • Mandy Sutter

    Feb 26, 2011

    Meditation For the Love of It, by Sally Kempton

    ‘Inner spaciousness is always there, with its clarity, its love, and its innate goodness,’ says Sally Kempton in her new book. Our task is learn how to connect with it, and in Meditation for the Love of It, which has garnered rave reviews from such spiritual luminaries as Lama Surya Das, Kempton sets out to show us how love and enjoyment should be at the heart of our experience.

    A shame then that although the book contains much of value, it’s hard to love it, and at times, hard even to enjoy it.

    Parts are written with sensitivity, imagination and a sense of who the reader might be. Kempton offers an excellent …