Compassion II

Rev. Wayne Walder: Compassion

by Reverend Wayne Walder Well, I lost it this morning. There was an unknown car parked across our driveway and I called the police. After ticketing it, the police asked if I wanted it towed and I said yes. I no longer get angry at these things. There were four cars at the back of…

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Our Music: Visiting Choir and Trio

by Susanne Maziarz, Music Director at Neighbourhood Musicking fosters compassion. We hear our own stories in song lyrics and our emotions give us a direct line to the composer’s soul. There are many opportunities to participate in music-making at Neighbourhood this month and feel the interconnectedness between us. . Friday, March 3rd, 7:30 pm: Talent…

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Families Growing Together: Welcome – Two New Advisors

by Margaret Evans, Director of Lifespan Learning March means March Break. This can be a stressful time for families who have to find childcare and appropriate activities. Attending service with your children will engage them in deep spiritual encounters and offer you an hour for the same. Please join us over the March Break when…

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Compassion II: Spiritual Questions

. What is the most compassionate act you have seen in your life? Can you tell a friend or partner? Why did it strike you as compassionate? Could you ask your friend or partner the same question? (Blame these crazy questions on your minister.) . If you were to teach compassion, what would be the…

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Compassion II: Inspirational Quotations

“One love, one heart, one destiny.” – Bob Marley “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes  

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Compassion II: Movie and Internet Resources

MOVIES: Groundhog Day   (2015) with Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott Groundhog Day (which won four awards) was written by Danny Rubin as a way to make the concepts of Buddhism and spiritual growth through reincarnation more accessible to a mainstream audience. Let’s just say, it is all about learning how to be compassionate and…

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