The Power of Compassion: Stories That Open the Heart, Heal the Soul, and Change the World
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Here are over forty first-person stories (contributors range from Surya Dass to Thich Nat Hanh to John F. Kennedy, Jr.) that concretely demonstrate the dynamic power of compassion. There is the story of a monk who welcomed a dying, underprivileged child into his home, giving the boy nine months of peace and attention before his death. In another story, a civil rights protester tells how she learned compassion and love for the opposition from a cellmate. Underlying each of these stories is the belief that intentional acts of kindness can have unintended, extraordinary, and far-reaching consequences.…mehr

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Here are over forty first-person stories (contributors range from Surya Dass to Thich Nat Hanh to John F. Kennedy, Jr.) that concretely demonstrate the dynamic power of compassion. There is the story of a monk who welcomed a dying, underprivileged child into his home, giving the boy nine months of peace and attention before his death. In another story, a civil rights protester tells how she learned compassion and love for the opposition from a cellmate. Underlying each of these stories is the belief that intentional acts of kindness can have unintended, extraordinary, and far-reaching consequences.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: HAMPTON ROADS PUB CO INC
  • Seitenzahl: 242
  • Erscheinungstermin: Mai 2010
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 177mm x 128mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 251g
  • ISBN-13: 9781571746290
  • ISBN-10: 1571746293
  • Artikelnr.: 27416711