The definition of compassion: a sympathetic awareness of another’s distress, often through unconditional love.
What is the purpose of compassion?
Compassion is the quality that teaches that there is perfection in all things and that we are to have sympathy for others, even though they may not see things the way we do.
Compassion replaces judgment.
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I am not I.
I am this one
walking beside me whom I do not see,
whom at times I manage to visit,
and whom at other times I forget;
who remains calm and silent while I talk,
and forgives, gently, when I hate,
who walks where I am not,
who will remain standing when I die.
(Taken from the book:
Power, Freedom and Grace by Deepak Chopra)
We all experience mind switches throughout our day. Our
minds can take in a lot of information every second, every minute, and hour of
the day. We gather negative and positive interpretations in our minds.
A negative mind is an interpretation and a positive mind is
also an interpretation.
It can both be a turbulent mind. We can switch over from one
to the other very quickly.
You can be courageous the one minute then become fearful the
next. Love can transform into jealousy before you know it!
The important thing to attain a positive mind is to be
silent. A silent mind is a positive mind.
We can learn to go beyond our positive and negative mind; we
then become silent, non-judgemental, non-analytical, and non-interpretive.
We become the silent witness when we experience inner
silence. In purity of silence we feel connected to our source and to everything
I came out alone on my way to my tryst.
But who is this that follows me in the silent dark?
I move aside to avoid his presence but I escape him not.
He makes the dust rise from the earth with his swagger;
he adds his loud voice to every word I utter.
He is my own small self, my lord, he knows no shame:
but I am ashamed to come to your door in his presence.