What have you done for me lately…

Via Aminda R. Courtwright
on Nov 6, 2010
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‘I read a quote in a comment about compassion this week: 

A woman had traveled to India to interview the Dalai Lama. While with the Dalai Lama, on the street she witnessed a man viciously beating a dog. When she asked the Dalai Lama about it, he said “Compassion means being sorry for the man as well as the dog.”

It has been sitting in my heart and it has been calling to me to rethink compassion and service and healing. What is my purpose? What do I do everyday that contributes to the world?  This video sums up how I try to see the world. To open our eyes and step out of “self help” and see the world as connected…if it is all just me me me…what is the point? 

(Thank you David for sharing )


About Aminda R. Courtwright

Aminda is a wellness facilitator and founder of ARCreated Wellness, LLC. A yoga teacher, transpersonal hypnotherapist, and Reiki Master, she shares her own healing journey with others in hopes of inspiring and uplifting those she meets. Her yoga classes are gentle and workshop style to invoke a real sense of learning and designed to be truly accessible for all levels. Her biggest hope is to help others take their yoga practice off the mat and into everyday life where it is truly meant to be experienced. (and can be most useful) Refusing to settle into the middle path just yet she prefers to dally on both edges and can be seen swinging right and leaning left. A devoted animal lover and activist and a humanist she is prone to rants and believes strongly that life is to be savored and that “we are all in this together, shouldn’t we enjoy it that way? “ When she isn’t teaching yoga, hypnotizing people, adoring her husband or doting on her grandson she is out riding her motorcycle—promoting the image that yogis are rebels and are a force to be reckoned with! You can also find her on Facebook. To join her for free classes online follow her here.


One Response to “What have you done for me lately…”

  1. Justin Johnson says:

    Love love love this! Especially the story about the Dalai Lama – that is so true and probably the number one thing that we forget – each others humanity.