Reader comment on Maria Shriver's passage ...
On Feb 3, 2018 david doane wrote:|
What breaks my heart is our lack of compassion and cooperation with one another and with our environment, which is the result of our lack of awareness that we are all one, we are part of one whole that we call the universe, and all that is is sacred. Evidence of this lack of awareness is the disintegration of our society, the us vs them divisive attitude that is so prevalent, the anger and violence that erupt so easily, the lack of purpose and meaning that so many suffer, the emptiness with which so many live. I feel sad about all that, even heart broken, which seems to fill me and fuel me to live more compassionately, and I feel pleased and grateful when I do. Often I'm busy with whatever and don't notice my broken heart, but it's always there. Paying attention to the state of our world and to my own feelings makes it easy for me to feel and acknowledge my broken heart -- it becomes unignorable. Namaste
On Feb 9, 2018 Jo wrote:
This breaks my heart David. I feel your brokenness as my own.