Guided By Compassion

As soon as we lose our compassion for one another, we lose our humanity.  Compassion is what separates us from the animals.  Of course, we do not need compassion to have intellects or free will, but these are wasted without it.  Without compassion, we are not much more than overly intelligent beasts determined to destroy…

Choosing Compassion

Compassion is not required of us, but it certainly does help. We do not have to be kind, understanding, generous, gracious, or forgiving. There are plenty of other options available to us in every moment. In fact, many people get quite far in this life by being the opposite of these things. We must make…