do what you can, where you are…

this quote from The Quran, now in the spotlight due to the Oscar win for the Netflix documentary The White Helmets, is profound.

none of us can save all of humanity, but a life at a time can be saved. a good deed, act of compassion and kindness, can have a deep and resonating beneficial effect beyond what we can see or know.

do what you can, where you are.

The White Helmets dive into the very real danger of war ravaged Syria, rescuing Syrians from the relentless bombardment of bombs and weapons. 154 White Helmets have been killed saving lives.

may their work be blessed and may their mission be supported by all of us.

~j

ignite hope…


where there is darkness
shine your light

when there is falsehood
be a witness for truth

where there is aggression
move in peace

but move, you must
and speak aloud so all can hear

may your light shine forth
into every darkened corner
of this place

we call home

 

~j
12.13.16

do not hesitate to shine…


Compassion is not having any hesitation to reflect your light on things.
~

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

shine on, dear friends. the world need your light, your kindness, your compassion, and loving heart.

~j

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