Goals versus Intentions

Tis the annual season of hopeful resolve followed quickly by disappointment. Phillip Moffitt, a renowned vipassana (insight) meditation teacher helps us better comprehend the difference between goals and intentions. Ironically, maybe we should be setting new year’s goals to become more intentional?

Children’s RE Focus: It takes empathy to live with intention. When it comes to intentionally going about social change, one of the key things needed is empathy. When we are able to empathize with and have a personal experience around a social inequality, it activates our intention and our desire to change things.

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