MenoSundays; Life Lived Lovingly

This week, the subject I searched was 'compassion'. A number of fine topics displayed, but this one from Berkeley.edu makes for a good and very informative read.

Compassion v. Empathy


8 comments:

  1. Yam Aunty thank you for the link it is very clearly written.
    I try always to have compassion and empathy. I'm sure I fall short sometimes.
    But I do really try to imagine myself in someone's shoes and how I might feel. I have a very dear friend who has been fighting cancer for 9 years.
    January she started another grueling chemo treatment for 4 months. She Had a month with no worries...then a terrible rash appeared on her side. She has just finished 20 treatments of radiation which I cannot even imagine.
    How she marches on. of course she has bad spells mentally and this radiation has taken its toll. She is an inspiration.
    Hugs HiC

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  2. That makes the difference very clear. While empathy is good I think we need more compassion.

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  3. Practicing good emotional skill or it more important to be honest about them, and it will help you become a better person.
    Coffee is on

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  4. YES Love is the message and the question and the answer... and all we need like john lennon said...

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  5. Hello, it is a great message. We can start with love and go on to peace for all. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and new week ahead!

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  6. THANK you for all your hard work on our Plates!!!!
    WOW
    Hugs madi and mom

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  7. Interesting topic - thanks for sharing the link.
    Cheers, Gail.

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  8. Very interesting link. I fear I am running low on the altruism gauge these days. Feeling kinda worn down by the orange baboon. Namaste Janice xx

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