Without compassion, we become robots of the state and are enslaved.
How often do we regard our leaders as being unaware of the suffering of others?
The people we revere most in history often turn out to be those who nurtured compassion for others and for the Earth.
Having compassion for humanity often means rejecting one’s ego and focusing our full attention on the needs of others.
The humanity within us often attracts us to compassionate people.
Much of humanity mourned the loss of so compassionate a woman.
My abiding memories of Diana is of her wearing protective clothing as she inspected an area that had been land-mined…a campaign that made her unpopular with the warmongering elite, and how gently she held the baby suffering with Aids.
Her passing left an enormous void that has not been filled.I cannot think of one celebrity who can fill her shoes…very sad to admit after such a long time since her death.
Our society, as portrayed by the media, appears to lack that very essence that connects us to the Divine…compassion.
If we wait for our leaders to make compassion a trademark of good society, I fear we may be waiting a very long time.
It is down to us, each one of us, to cultivate and grow compassion in ourselves and those around us…Imagine, as John Lennon once sung…