Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Thankful Day Fifteen

Today, I am thankful for...

Compassion in love in action.  It doesn't mean feeling sorry for someone, it means genuinely caring for a person in such an intense way that you will do anything in your power to help them anyway you can. 

Being compassionate is an action - not just saying you are.  It can be the simplest action of donating money to a charity - to see that there is someone in need and helping in a way you can. 

It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others.

Today, I am thankful for compassion
Goal: To be compassionate with others.