Sustaining the gift
The Dalai Lama's recent visit Seattle was amazing, uplifting, unforgettable. But what happens now? How will we sustain what we've learned about compassion beyond this historic visit?
ParentMap will continue to follow this story, reporting on programs that spread compassion and empathy among children; meanwhile, here are links to resources, information and inspiration for the journey onward.
Our daily blog of Seeds of Compassion events is here.
Seeds of Compassion's interactivie wiki - a gathering place for information and resources on compassion in action.
Parents.com: How to raise a compassionate child
An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life, by the Dalai Lama and Nicholas Vreeland
Roots of Empathy by Mary Gordon
The Mindful Brain by Daniel Siegel
Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Myla Kabat-Zinn
Building Moral Intelligence by Michele Borba
Teaching Empathy: A Blueprint for Caring, Compassion, and Community by David A. Levine