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Holiness and Goodness

  1. With your attention on the person, repeat to yourself: "Just like me, this person is seeking some happiness for (his or her) life."

  2. With your attention on the person, repeat to yourself: "Just like me, this person is trying to avoid suffering in (his or her) life."

  3. With your attention on the person, repeat to yourself: "Just like me, this person has known sadness, loneliness and despair."

  4. With your attention on the person, repeat to yourself: "Just like me, this person is seeking to fill (his or her) needs."

  5. With your attention on the person, repeat to yourself: "Just like me, this person is learning about life. Open your eyes and let’s learn about life together here today. <1> Hornby, Nicholas, How to Be Good, NY:  Riverhead Books, 2001, p. 92 <2> Hornby, op.cit., p. 94 <3> Hornby, op. cit., p. 142 <4> Hornby, op. cit., p. 156 <5> Cohn, Rabbi Edward Paul, “From Where I Stand”, quoted in The American Rabbi, High Holy Days 2002/5763, p. 194 <6> The American Rabbi, Fall 2000, p. 18 <7> Kushner, Harold S., How Good Do We Have to Be?,  NY:  Little Brown and Company, 1996, p. 181 <8> ibid., p. 177

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