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Open to Compassion
These resources are highlighted in the Spring 2016 issue of Southern Dialogue.
Why aren’t we more compassionate?”
TEDTalk by Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
Thich Nhat Hanh at the Library of Congress
The famous Zen Master and teacher spoke in 2003 on "Leading with Courage and Compassion"
Inside Compassion: Edge States, Contemplative Interventions, Neuroscience
Joan Halifax, Buddhist teacher and anthropologist, and George Chrousos, pediatric endocrinologist, spoke in 2011 on caregiver compassion
Nursing Care at the End of Life
Compassionate care is the goal of Susan Lowry’s open textbook which is licensed to allow for modification
Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice for All Families
The 2007 Groves Conference on Marriage and Family in Detroit edited conference publication. The license on this work allows for republication, but not modification, so download or link to the entire work.
“Democratic Learning Communities in Educational Leadership Programs”
This "module" has been peer-reviewed by the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration and previously published in a peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation.
"Social and Emotional Learning and Bullying Prevention"
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Anti-Bullying program resources
“Moral and Psychological Features of the Democratic State: Compassion”
The philosophy of compassion is explored in a lecture from Yale. Compassion is the feature of the second section of the lecture, which is bookmarked within the video, and is about 11 minutes long.
Stained glass window "Compassion"
Design drawing from the collection of the Library of Congress
Necessary Light by Patricia Fargnoli (poetry)
The editor, Mary Oliver, states: "I think the two attributes that will most impress readers are, first, the almost shimmering gladness with which Ms. Fargnoli replies to the gifts of beauty and of human love; and, second, the compassion with which she addresses whatever is beyond her own intimate surroundings.”
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