Monthly Archives: February 2011

Compassion as Technology

NPR journalist Krista Tippett resurrects and redefines the concept of “compassion” at a TED talk sponsored by the Charter for Compassion. A friend just suggested I check out her radio show, Being, so I was delighted to see Tippett show … Continue reading

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Thank You Colleen Riley!

The Goodness Project continues to receive donations from the most amazing people. Today I’m so pleased to give a very public THANK YOU to Colleen Riley, who has provided both monetary and profound spiritual support. I am deeply grateful, Colleen! … Continue reading

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Practicing Forgiveness

Take your deepest, most profound belief. Take the moral code you hold most dear. Now smash that down onto cement and watch the shattered pieces skitter across the pavement. Because of your actions, children break and fall to the ground. … Continue reading

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Owning Our Dark Side

Sometimes I think I sound like a wimp in political arguments. I’m forever talking about the mistakes and frailties of my own side, instead of slamming full speed into the weakness of my political opponents. Conducting an all-out assault on … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down

I was supposed to be up at KU today for meetings, but campus has shut down like everything else in the Midwest, and I do mean everything — from K-12 schools to businesses and legislatures. All of this is in … Continue reading

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