Grief & Loss
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In Memory of John Paul II
May humanity and its leaders, collectively and individually, embrace and practice the mindfulness, love, and compassion exemplified by this pontiff. To many Buddhists with Christian roots he will be remembered as a bodhisattva--one who vows to seek enlightenment and help others do the same.
- Beliefnet member Embracing_Life
Source: Beliefnet online memorial for John Paul II
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