22 September 2016

Autumnal Equinox musings

We have all the Elements within us…Air, Water, Fire, Earth and Spirit.
At this turning from summer to autumn, let our spirits shine...let us come together with strength and forgiveness, remembering that we are a community of people and that the golden rule applies in all cultures...more powerful than any commandment.
"And if thine eyes be turned towards justice, choose thou for thy neighbour that which thou choosest for thyself." Epistle to the Son of the Wolf. (Baha'i)
"This is the sum of Dharma [duty]: Do naught unto others which would cause you pain if done to you". Mahabharata (Brahmanism)
"One should seek for others the happiness one desires for oneself." (Buddhism)
"And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise." Luke 6:31 (Christianity)
“What I do not wish men to do to me, I also wish not to do to men." Analects 15:23 (Confucianism)
"Do not to another what you would not yourself experience." Manco Capoc (Inca)
"None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself." (Islam)
"What is hateful to you, do not to your fellow man. This is the law: all the rest is commentary." Talmud, (Judaism)
"All things are our relatives; what we do to everything, we do to ourselves. All is really One." Black Elk

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