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I Am Compassionate

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

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This essay isn't about typical bullcrap compassion. It's not about giving the homeless guy a quarter. It's not about working in a soup kitchen once a month. These things are...
    ToughEddie ToughEddie 36-40, M Apr 23

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    Have been there. It's painful. Some people really want to make your feel guilt. They exploit your compassion. It is strange that some people really are like that.
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M Apr 14

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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...
    quirkygirl520 quirkygirl520 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I think all people are attracted to intelligent and compassionate people.
    amazingdahlia amazingdahlia 41-45, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am a lesbian seeking a lesbian fem friend. I am a fem myself I am 23, independent, no kids, non smoker, goofy, open minded, compassionate and talented. I also love God a lot, I...
    tflo012192 tflo012192 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    The reason for that is that I have been exposed to very negative people, who manipulated and made me feel guilt. They exploited my kindness. I wanted to make things right and...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 6 Responses Apr 20

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    Do you believe? By Brian Fisher Online for Life I often remind my two sons of a popular phrase: “Your attitude determines your altitude.” Those who value all of human life...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Apr 23

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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...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm sure I'll get accused of being selfish and be told that I'll change my mind, both of which might be true, but it is a personal choice and that is my choice. I think I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I'm am sensitive, compassionate, open-minded and believe in spirituality of wicca. I have been ostracized for my beliefs and my appearance. I wish I had confidence to speak about...
    SeeingAuras SeeingAuras 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I am very sensitive to peoples energies and vibes. A persons aura to me is always visible. More times than not I can tell the type of person you are without words. I dont allow my...
    dreadfulVIXEN dreadfulVIXEN 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 years now, we've done long distance, we've lived together for over a year. We've had our ups & downs and right now we're at rock bottom...
    easedmysoul easedmysoul 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Here I am, an empty canvas that blends in with any color splashed on me, my whole life has been all about adapting but I had no identity. It was like I was lost in an ant farm of...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I took this quiz http://colorquiz.com/ These are my Colour Test Results Your Existing Situation "Sensitive and compassionate, but still feeling some strain and pressure. Finds...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Apr 9

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    This is sad but true... (written on a break at work so you know this is a big deal) It would be nice to meet a woman that has some compassion (not just okay with putting down...
    vacationings vacationings 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    ... but I gotta say something to all of you...Dear Switzerland, dear Swiss folksFirst of all, I love you. I grew up here. Even if I wasn’t born here, I can’t help but...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F Apr 9

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    Dear Switzerland, dear Swiss folksFirst of all, I love you. I grew up here. Even if I wasn’t born here, I can’t help but love you. Despite your occasional quirkiness...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F Apr 9

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    Seriously guys, I know you think I won’t notice. I know you think I’m not aware that you’re trying to manipulate and trick me but I am. And it erases any kind of amicable or...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    As a kid, I cried a lot because I got my feelings hurt very easily. I still cry easily as an adult but I have a lot of insight into my problem. Some things that help ME are 1...
    Sweetiel3elle Sweetiel3elle 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    They say children have the ability to observe and feel what is around them long before they are capable of good communication. Thus, they are perceptive.Some adults also have this...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I have done wrong.. but I've also done a lot of good. I am a lover but I am not afraid of standing up for what I believe in. I have issues.. but don't we all? I am a mother...
    lozenbee lozenbee 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    Because we should be celebrating diversity! I love how people tell me stories about their lives and it makes me appreciate the world a whole lot better. I want to push the...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 14

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    I am kind, forgiving and compassionate. But when I give everything to you; my time, my heart, my love, and you spit in my face? I will never forgive you.
    JohnVBlackburn JohnVBlackburn 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 14

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    So my wife and I have been married for 2 years in june, and lived together for a total of 8 years. We have a 3 year old son and just purchased our first home. Things are great to...