The roots of compassion

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Easter Saturday.. a day of waiting

When I stop running from what frightens me,  and instead try to feel and understand it, I learn to deal with the world with greater kindness.

Before you know kindness as the deepest thing inside,

you must know sorrow as the other deepest thing.

Naomi  Shihab Nye, Kindness

photo AMISOM Public Information

4 thoughts on “The roots of compassion

    1. Hiya, Thanks for the link to the nice article. I think the themes around this time are very rich and universal and not confined to just one tradition, but reflect on our basic nature and indeed the end of suffering. And I just wanted to post on one of the places where we learn to soften our hearts, as we have to wait in silence beside something which we did not choose, Best wishes, Karl

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