Moonlady Holiday Compilation: Valentine’s Day ~ 02-14

Moonlady Holiday Compilation: Valentine’s Day ~ 02-14

 Moonlady Holiday Compilation
Valentine’s Day

Conventional Valentine’s Day

Overview
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day

History
http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day

The Origin of St. Valentine’s Day: The Pagan Festival of Lupercalia
http://www.shamanswell.org/shaman/pagan-festival-lupercalia-origin-st-valentines-day

Antique and vintage Valentines, 1850–1950
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day#Antique_and_vintage_Valentines.2C_1850.E2.80.931950

Valentine’s type days around the world
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day#Similar_days_celebrating_love

Spiritual Valentine’s Day

Find a Deeper Love this Valentines Day
http://www.spiritual-happiness.com/valentines.html

Suggestions for making your Valentine’s Day–and your relationship–more spiritual
http://www.beliefnet.com/Love-Family/Relationships/Holidays/Valentines-Day/Valentines-Day.aspx

Practicing Love on Valentine’s Day
http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/days/features.php?id=10960

Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness music video

Random Acts of Kindness local group

Random Acts of Kindness Volunteer / Non-Profit Meetup

Dallas, TX
8,500 Socially aware

The purpose of Random Acts of Kindness is to bring hope and a ray of sunshine to those who perhaps may be in need of some…

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YES! Cookies for Soupmobile – North Dallas Friday Group

Friday, Sep 5, 2014, 11:00 AM
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Random Acts of Kindness Foundation
http://www.randomactsofkindness.org/

Human Kindness Foundation
http://www.humankindness.org/

Kindness Awareness Week: February 12 – 18, 2012
http://www.kindnessusa.org/

Kindness : A poem by Naomi Shihab Nye

spoken: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r35c4nw9nMk

Before you know what kindness really is
you must lose things,
feel the future dissolve in a moment
like salt in a weakened broth.
What you held in your hand,
what you counted and carefully saved,
all this must go so you know
how desolate the landscape can be
between the regions of kindness.
How you ride and ride
thinking the bus will never stop,
the passengers eating maize and chicken
will stare out the window forever.

Before you learn the tender gravity of kindness,
you must travel where the Indian in a white poncho
lies dead by the side of the road.
You must see how this could be you,
how he too was someone
who journeyed through the night with plans
and the simple breath that kept him alive.

Before you know kindness as the deepest thing inside,
you must know sorrow as the other deepest thing.
You must wake up with sorrow.
You must speak to it till your voice
catches the thread of all sorrows
and you see the size of the cloth.

Then it is only kindness that makes sense anymore,
only kindness that ties your shoes
and sends you out into the day to mail letters and
purchase bread,
only kindness that raises its head
from the crowd of the world to say
it is I you have been looking for,
and then goes with you every where
like a shadow or a friend.

by Naomi Shihab Nye from “Words Under the Words”

 

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