Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Compassion -

Karen Armstrong's book, The Spiral Staircase, concludes beautifully and profoundly.   Compassion is the name of the game.

Compassion and empathy - the Golden Rule - walking in another's shoes - it's all rather simple really - compassion!

Perhaps we can each be "absorbed in holiness" much of the time, by letting our ego go as much as is possible and dissolving the boundaries that seem to separate and recognizing that we are here together in a very funny place, gathered to learn to love, connect,  and share.


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