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I Am Compassionate

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    Does It Matter

    I recently encountered a group of people that are socially deemed unacceptable. These people are the convicted felons that have changed their lives and learned from their life mistakes. When we think of convicted felons, we think of the worst of the worse. There are women and men...
    shanniescee shanniescee 26-30 Jun 7, 2010

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    Compassion, Awareness And Understanding

    i was thinking about compassion and how it might reach a higher state of conciousness. It might not be about being compassionate but about being understanding  and that the compassion is a result of understanding someone.  There mgiht be something about unconditional love...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    Children

    I have an immense love for children!  Children are the innocence of life and I wish I could find something to keep them that way forever! Never walk past a child without smiling, without smelling their hair.  Give them love like it is the last love you will ever give...
    Kewpiedoll Kewpiedoll 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    Thinking of Others

    at least i'd like to think so.  my friends say it is my greatest quality.  i think having compassion means sometimes thinking of others more than anything else, including yourself, and that's what i tend to do a lot.  it feels good when you know that people are...
    Ruth92 Ruth92 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2008

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    After been through some bad things,

    i know lots other people gets it worse , but it make me more compassionate towards people .. :)
    mozaq mozaq 16-17, F Dec 24, 2014

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    Do to Others Like...

    My parents modelled what a big heart looks like. They gave up a comfortable life as a city-church minister in post-War Netherlands to leave all their relatives, friends and familiar surroundings and sail 5 weeks away to remote Australia. That was commitment. As a migrant...
    Groffy Groffy 66-70, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    I Wonder

    Karma.....what comes around goes around Share  Friday, September 26, 2008 at 12:26am | Edit Note | Delete Hmmm......another death in the family...my cousin. I didn't talk to him much and the only thing we had in common were kids. Will I remember him?? Yes...
    kilikina kilikina 41-45, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    My Nature

    It has always been in my nature to comfort those who are hurt. I think that I get my compassion from my grandparents. Of course being an empath has a lot to do with it too.  But sometimes being so compassionate can be painful. Its hard when you are unable to help...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2009

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    Do We Get Better With Age?.

    When was young I remember many situations in life when people would avoid, make fun of or pick on an individual because he/she was different. It use to really bug me.  I tried to be a friend to many of these people.  Some times it was easy, sometimes it was hard...
    Dan32 Dan32 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 24, 2010

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    I like to think so, but...

    I like to think so, but I don't know. Ask my friends.
    BMislove BMislove 16-17, F Oct 9, 2007

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    danamillion danamillion 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2014

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    Compassionate

    Compassionate,That's me,All I'll ever be,No changin' that,I'm not that type!
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Jun 26, 2012

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    We Need To Love Again

    I think it's time for people to start truly loving each other again. Or even just to be nice to each other again. Some months ago I decided to see what would happen if I would just start smiling more at people I encounter on a daily basis, and it totally transformed my life...
    OceanUndertow OceanUndertow 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I Always Have Been

    The compassionate in me is like my sensitivity .. I hurt for others i feel for others and i will try to help others .. you cry i cry you hurt i hurt you feel pain i feel it too .. Its called compassion .
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    I Am Blessed

    i have been given sympathetic eyes to see the world through. it truly is a blessing. tonight, just an hour ago, i was counseling a young woman who has been raped. she told me that no one before had listened to her like i had, that no one before had made her feel that they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2009

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    Are Some People Angels?

    for the past few days i've been noticing that people around me seem to act naturaly whenever i am the one they are talking to most, especially when our topic of discusion are their own problems, be it my own age, younger or older. i'm not boasting, i'm only saying what i observe...
    natsuki004 natsuki004 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    It's Just How I Am

    Guess this story goes back to when I was little.... I pretty much lived in hospitals until I was 10. (Yes it took doctors 10 years to figure out what was wrong with me!) I've been in so much pain on so many occasions. From that I just want to protect everyone I can from being in...
    LiveIt28 LiveIt28 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2008

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    I Am Compassionate

    I have a big heart and care about everyone. I always put others before me and I always like to help others in need.
    kime kime 16-17, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2008

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    Compassionate Or Just Passionate

    Well the passion has been gone for some time.I truly do try always to be humble, shy, and never does anything to hurt anyone else.To be empathetic and very competent and knowledgeable at work especially.To be intuitive cause many times there are so little facts to go on at the...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Jan 19, 2010

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    Compassion is a very idealised state in my mind

    to be capable of. If we were all more compassionate the world would be a much better place for a great number of people. Life has enough for many but there are people who have a certain outlook on life, who claim to be compassionate but who by their thoughts, words and deeds are...
    Desartes Desartes 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2014

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
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    Tomorrow afternoon, my little sister will begin the biggest adventure of her life so far-- serving an LDS 1.5 year mission in Brazil. I am so proud of her for her choice to go...
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    I believe sensitive people are the most genuine and honest people you will ever meet. There is nothing they won't tell you about themselves if they trust your kindness. However...
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    Mr Nice guy, Google it, talk about it, and the shared story. You will notice that bad light shines upon does who walk the way of the nice guy. But what is a nice guy actually...
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    1. I'm a cool loving mom of 5 grown up kids.(25, 24, 22, 19, 16) 2. I value honesty above all and that's what I taught my children 3. I am kind and compassionate especially to...
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    I have 3 guys in my life right now, I'm only actively romantic with one but have been romantic with all three at some point. All three want a relationship. #1 is stable and...
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    Hello i am an incarnated angel, and i wanted to know have any of you told your family or friends? And if so how did they respond, and if not do you feel they need to? I've told a...
    tflo012192 tflo012192 22-25, F May 3

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    So... (1st post!) my husband... I love him but he's so damn annoying it's scary.i often wonder if I made a mistake in marrying him and that we should just live separately and have...
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