By Rev. Lauri Boyd, Minister, Unity of Columbia, MO
“Love is not directional; it always flows inward and outward simultaneously. Transforming our self and transforming our relationships are simply two dimensions of the same process. Compassion is the key: Compassion for self, as well as for others. Compassionate Communication is love in expression.”
Living Originally: Ten Spiritual Practices to Transform Your Life by Rev. Robert Brumet
Based on the Buddhist practice of Right Speech, compassionate communication is defined as speech which supports spiritual practice and leads to transformation. The practice incorporates both speech and deep listening.
According to the Buddha, right speech always has five characteristics: Continue reading Compassionate Communication