Challenging situations can bring out defensive behaviours, such as seen in supermarkets recently. But we see each day examples of generosity and dedication, such as the report here of a nurse postponing her retirement to continue her work caring for those in hospital and many doctors coming out of retirement to give support to their colleagues.
If you’re a stranger to your own wound,
then you’re gonna be tempted to despise the wounded
Fr Gregory Boyle, in an interview with Sarah Silverman