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Deepening Our Words

Words are seen as powerful tools that can shape our thoughts, emotions, and actions. By choosing our words carefully and using them intentionally, we can align ourselves with our highest selves and the divine.


Choosing our words mindfully and compassionately, can create a sense of unity and interconnectedness with others and the world around us. In many spiritual traditions, the way we use language is seen as a reflection of our inner state and can have a profound impact on our spiritual growth and development.


In Buddhism, compassionate communication is known as "right speech" This involves speaking with truth, kindness, and empathy. In Christianity, compassionate communication is based on the principle of love. In Hinduism, compassionate communication is based on the principle of ahimsa, or non-harming. In Islam, compassionate communication is based on the principle of kindness and mercy. In Judaism, compassionate communication is based on the principle of chesed, or loving-kindness.


Practice: Love and kindness meditation, also known as metta meditation, is a practice that involves cultivating feelings of love, compassion, and kindness towards oneself and others.

If you would like to try the love and kindness meditation click the link below. There are also some reflective questions to support you on your personal growth journey.





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