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I Am Compassionate

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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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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    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, F 1 Response May 11, 2010

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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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    I like to think so, but...

    I like to think so, but I don't know. Ask my friends.
    BMislove BMislove 16-18, F Oct 9, 2007

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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

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M 4 Responses May 18, 2013

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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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    Related Experiences

    sometimes, i hate being a compassionate person....this lady breaks down right next to my work area...so naturally i try to help her..after an hour got her fixed up....and off she...
    StarFallen StarFallen 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 1

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    I am trying hard to heal myself from the recent bad incidents. I mostly don't share my pain with others so it's hard for me to write this aswell. But i want to change myself for...
    Anujk8 Anujk8 26-30, M 4 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I promised not to bring this up anymore. But tonight, something ignited the hidden affection I had for him. So here's the story: Six years ago, there was a couple of new guys in...
    SunsetGuy15 SunsetGuy15 18-21, M 35 mins ago

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    I am a Pisces. I think it fits me pretty well. However they're some traits that I think don't fit me well at all. Look at this information on a Pisces I found on the Internet to...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm very compassionate. Some may say I'm too compassionate but it's one of God's gifts to me and I'll gladly accept it and use it for only good :)
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    No one deserves to be ignored or mean to someone for no reason I'm a very compassionate person and I will be very nice to you I'll give you a second chance when needed and...
    Zalbaar Zalbaar 13-15, M Jun 29

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    I just don't understand how people can hurt someone and just move on with their life! How can they not care about the other person feelings , it's so sad! I mean I could never do...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Seems to be a pattern for me these days. Although I've never been one to keep contact, I've basically given up now. There are people I am happy to see go, and there are people I...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F Jun 22

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    Well a friend who knew I was in big time trouble joked w me and my sir about me writing a story about today so here it goes :) For those who don't know my dear loving husband is...
    wesgirl wesgirl 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 22

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    I recently realized I was born an Empath. I had no idea that there were others out there who were sensitive like myself, but it's so much more than being sensitive. I feel...
    chloef10 chloef10 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    What is dyslexia ? It is a neurological advantage :) Big picture thinking :) Innovative original imaginative :) Back to front :) Inside out :) Upside Down...
    aspiedavid aspiedavid 31-35, M Jun 23

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    I am currently listening to this awesome TED Talk by this one guy who looks like a monk... Will Google him later. He instantly made my day a million times better. In the meantime...
    girlon3rdfloorsuite9 girlon3rdfloorsuite9 26-30, F Jun 23

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    To Rita, From Dexter I sat by the window Watching the rain Every drop hit the ground Like an echo of pain I watched as the teardrops Fell from the sky I wept with the moon As it...
    Kyroe Kyroe 18-21, M Jun 24

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    Well...I was really born at 9 in the morning. :) but I think that some people really underestimate me. I am not going to say who they are, but seriously? Do you actually think...
    rockstin87 rockstin87 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE SKY MADE AS A DOME“It is He Who made the earth a couch for you, and...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    When you open up about personal things to strangers where you don't know if they are empathic and compassionate and sincere, and where they may not have any idea what kind of...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M Jun 26

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    We often think to ourselves poor me ... but think of others there are always going to be people a lot worse off than yourself and those are the people who need the most compassion...
    Summerandroses Summerandroses 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I adore this woman I work with... She is the sweetest most genuine and compassionate person I have ever met and I can't truly say I love her yet... But I'm scared that if we...
    pikabolt1776 pikabolt1776 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I adore this woman I work with... She is the sweetest most genuine and compassionate person I have ever met and I can't truly say I love her yet... But I'm scared that if we...
    pikabolt1776 pikabolt1776 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    Last night I dreamt that I met Ghandi and asked him how I could become more compassionate and loving to others more selfless. Instead he'd told me look at the punishment of those...
    GrumpyMe GrumpyMe 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Passionate & compassionate When Jesus touches you A switch is turned on. A fire ignited love- His Spirit upon you. You got to share with the people! ~ Heavenbound5511
    Heavenbound5511 Heavenbound5511 36-40, F Jun 27

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    I have Aspergers, and am not dating anyone. I just wanted to say a heartfelt thanks to all those women and men who express such love and appreciation for those with Aspergers they...
    jollygoat jollygoat 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Why should it take role reversal for people to be more compassionate about what the other person does? I just got through reading plenty of posts on another social site about...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 27

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    It's been 4 years on and off. It's now done. I've blocked you on FB because I couldn't handle the messaging about my dog dying after we've broken up. You posted the poem about the...
    mylove77 mylove77 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Needless to say I love him dearly. About 10 years ago he was diagnosed with arthritis-spinal stenosis! I never thought my love would suffer like he does now. He thinks I am going...
    chappeeeee chappeeeee 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm still a child. I'm very adolescent because I'm still learning, but I do believe I am more mature than the average sixteen year old. When I was 13 or 14, my life revolved around...
    slytherinseeker98 slytherinseeker98 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    It's been almost 4 months since my father chose to take his own life, but it's still just as hard as the day I saw him sitting in his truck with a bullet hole to his chest. He was...
    apyong apyong 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 29

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    I love to learn about my spirit. I also love righteous spirits of God. I love God, I love Jesus, I love the Holy Spirit, and I love my angel and all the other spirits I know. I...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Jun 29

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    My fiancé made it seem like we were living a fairytale. On the day of our last venue meeting for the wedding he did not show up and left me there alone to find out thy what should...
    lanns lanns 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 30

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    I'm tall, strong, attractive, funny, and a giant douch, i know I am because I've become what I hate. When I was younger I was nice and compassionate but the insults from my family...
    TyEmAr TyEmAr 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    Depression, anxiety, confusion, internal struggles, moral conviction. These are what I battle in a daily basis. While I battle these, I also have a career and a family. It's...
    Jemo75 Jemo75 36-40 Jul 1

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