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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong
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Dec 10, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2010, buddhism, christianity, meditation, permanent-library, philosophy, self-help, spirituality
Recommended for: anyone
Read in December, 2010 — I own a copy

I would love to read this in a small group, especially one made up of different spiritualities. There is so much content in not very many pages. For more:

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Karen Armstrong
“We can either emphasize those aspects of our traditions, religious or secular, that speak of hatred, exclusion, and suspicion or work with those that stress the interdependence and equality of all human beings. The choice is yours. (22)”
Karen Armstrong, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Karen Armstrong
“[T]he family is a school of compassion because it is here that we learn to live with other people. (68)”
Karen Armstrong, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Karen Armstrong
“If it is not tempered by compassion, and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void. (95)”
Karen Armstrong, Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life


Reading Progress

12/01/2010 page 90
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12/04/2010 page 100
45.05% "Oh how I wish I were reading this with someone. Absolutely a book I would love to explore in a small group or one-on-one."

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