The first beneficiary of compassion is always oneself. When compassion, or warmheartedness, arises in us and our focus shifts away from our own narrow self-interest, it is as if we open an inner door. It reduces fear, boosts confidence and brings us inner strength. By reducing distrust, it opens us to others and brings us a sense of connection to others, and sense of purpose and meaning in life.
--The Dalai Lama
15 December 2011
First in a series. Hopefully.
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Anne Sexton is more than her suicide. She died the day I came into the world, and ever since I read "Her Kind," which mystified ...