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When you are grateful, you are happy

mindfulness…………gratitude

Zen Flash

“If you truly get in touch with a piece of carrot, you get in touch with the soil, the rain, the sunshine. You get in touch with Mother Earth and eating in such a way, you feel in touch with true life, your roots, and that is meditation. If we chew every morsel of our food in that way we become grateful and when you are grateful, you are happy.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

Spiritual Ecology

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The Seven Generations philosophy

THE ONENESS of HUMANITY

August 5, 2013
by Jerry Alatalo

“If Christ were to appear on Earth he would on all hands be denounced as a mistaken, misguided man, insane and crazed.”

Henry David Thoreau

Many of you are familiar with the philosophy of the Seven Generations. For those of you who are not familiar with the Seven Generations philosophy, we will explain it here. Those who understand and practice this philosophy arrange their lives in a way that always takes the seventh generation of humanity in the future into consideration. Every action is weighed to decide what effects the action will have on the people living seven generations from now. Only those actions which will bring good results for the seventh generation are acceptable choices. Those actions which are found harmful to the seventh generation are absolutely not taken.

The philosophy of the Seven Generations is a sharp contrast to the short-term living systems prevalent in…

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