loving-kindness is

Loving-kindness is a skilful way of enduring what we would not normally endure.

Ajahn Sumedho
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so much in us

There’s so much good in the worst of us,
And so much bad in the best of us,
That it ill behooves the most of us
To stand and judge the rest of us.

difference between anger and hate

You know, anger, we need to be angry. Anger is acute, it’s transient, and after some time it subsides. But hate is chronic. It’s a chronic disease.

… we need to be angry, in a positive way, to feel outraged, of not accepting what is happening in this world. … There’s a difference between anger and hate.

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish tells the story of the death of his daughters during the Israeli attack on Gaza