Loving Kindness

Compassion is the goal toward which spirituality points.

I am reviewing Buddhism, a non-theistic religion, in the hope of quieting my aggression, negativity, and antagonism: here is Buddha’s sutra on the cultivation of loving kindness.

Even as a mother protects with her life
Her child, her only child,
So with a boundless heart
Should one cherish all living beings:
Radiating kindness over the entire world
Spreading upwards to the skies,
And downwards to the depths;

I yet have much to learn.

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