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My hero in life is ...The Little Prince

My favorite book is ...The Radiance Sutras by Lorin Roche

One thing I'm grateful for is ... poetry


On Generosity And Justice

Aug 07, 2015, 1 comments, 6 smiles I just discovered the Service Space stream this morning, and it made me so happy to read some of the posts, and press that smile button! I am feeling moved to share with you an inspiring and skillful talk by Anand Giridharadas: The Thriving World, the Wilting World and You. I really appreciated the clarity with which he talks about the dangers of using generosity as a substitute for justice. He was talking about money-based philanthropy, but it also struck me as a valid concern for 'time' or 'attention' based generosity, including small acts of kindness. I occasionally observe people (myself included) who use an act of kindness as a substitute for an act of repair: doing something sweet for someone we may have upset, instead of doing the more challenging work of learning about the impact of our actions and finding out what might be needed (from the other's ... Read Full Story