1. to get the nearest book
2. open it to page 123
3. find the fifth sentence
4. post on the blog the following 4 sentences
5. do not search on the bookshelf for a book that would make you look smart :)
6. pass this on to 6 other friends
Here is the result:
[re]lationships directly and lovingly, all sorts of suffering and problems arise. I believe that there are no problems between people that cannot be solved positively through patiently engaging in honest, empathic, loving communication.
from chapter 7 of The Lost Art of Compassion by Lorne Ladner. And it was on my desk, right next to my keyboard.
Quite a commentary on the poem in my last post....wow!