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Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Compassion is a quality we all need to practice with each other and with ourselves. Compassion is of the heart. Compassion shows caring. When we care for others, we also care for ourselves. Enjoy the quotes from

      Compassion is like sunlight, awakening and
      Bringing joy to beings.
      Its beauty is like a rainbow, lifting the hearts
      Of all who see it.
      -Tarthang Tulku

      We will do what we can now with mindfulness and compassion and when we can do more we will.
      -Motto of the Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco

      It’s one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
      -Ralph Waldo Emerson

      If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
      -The Dalai Lama

      Many of us are afraid this expenditure of compassion will drain away our energy, deplete us for our own tasks. But the dynamics of compassion defy the ordinary laws of energy. We discover that, like Antaeus in the ancient myth, our strength is doubled by compassionate contact with the blessed earth of humanity…
      “Compassion belongs to the other great band of noble virtues – tolerance, sympathy, understanding – all marching under the banner of love.”
      -Bruce Barton


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