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I Value Compassion

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    Giving Ourselves Compassion

    A while back a friend suggested I might consider being more compassionate with myself. Hmmmm ok, never really thought about that before but it rang true. After some research and reading I found something that resonated with me....it's not mine but I think I sort of incorporated...
    frito414 frito414 56-60, F 31 Responses Dec 1, 2009

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    Mistakes

    I want to share this story, because I can't tell if I am being compassionate or having a lack there of.  My friend had a surgery a year ago.  It was nothing major and I went with her so that she wouldn't have to drive.  She is very paranoid about being exploited by...
    Krypton Krypton 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 23, 2008

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    The Reasons Why.

    When I was battling the toughest year of my life (thus far) people were there for me. I couldn't have made it alone. I was dying. Little by little, my world was ending. The despair, the agony of being so lost ate at me. It was destroying my spirit. It had shattered my hopes, my...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    Because God is Love, The Only Way To Know Him

    Comes Through Having Christ's Commanded Love http://timesofroubles.webs.com/whereisloveinbelievers.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Apr 28

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    Do You Know Someone Who Is Hospitalized?

    Visiting someone in the hospital is a great way to show compassion and it can be sometimes a very rewarding experience.
    Igneous Igneous 56-60, M Mar 31, 2010

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    Compassion For My Father")

    For anyone that has dealt with trauma or pain, I may share a message of hope that someday u may be able to forgive that person for any transgression they may have done against u...this is my gift for u...then, the true healing will come...my gram taught me 2 love my father again...
    starryknight1999 starryknight1999 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 7, 2012

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    I Really Value The People Who Show Me Compassion

    and I reject people who don't show any to me
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Right At The Heart

    To me this is something that the world is desperate for. It's too easy to isolate ourselves, to make our world just about ourself, but when we do that, well, at least in my experience, the world becomes the most miserable place. What good is life without purpose? Feel free to...
    ScarletAura ScarletAura 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    Intro And Hello...

      I figure life brings enough pain and sorrow all by it's little old self without needing any help from you know...those other kind of people.  
    SoshalAnx SoshalAnx 36-40 Dec 4, 2009

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    Right At The Heart

    To me this is something that the world is desperate for. It's too easy to isolate ourselves, to make our world just about ourself, but when we do that, well, at least in my experience, the world becomes the most miserable place. What good is life without purpose? Feel free to...
    Ocarina Ocarina 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26, 2011

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    More Than Anything

    it is part of who i am.and i don`t like people who`s only thing in life is to hurt others.i have seen enough good people drove down by them.they need to get a life!
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Apr 11, 2009

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    A Way Uplift

        Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth. ~ Benjamin Disraeli If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ The Delai Lama Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    I Will Always, Always Offer a Shoulder to Cry On

    I think compassion is a trait that is overlooked in society today. If more of us realized that we are all human, all in need of love and acceptance as a general rule of humanity, I think this world would be a much better place. So for anyone out there - if you are...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 7 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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    An Admirable Trait

    I guess I have always been compassionate. I somehow knew what others felt, and I just responded to it. There are basic needs that all of us have, in order to survive. For me, being compassionate is just another basic need that I have. When...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 15 Responses Dec 11, 2008

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    What Our Individual Actions As Believers Show Will Determine God's Mercy Upon Us

    Best when read through link for photo's. http://ttimesofttrouble.webs.com/howtogaingodsmercy.htm When our human existence becomes so dependent on God being our heartbeat with His words as our only blood flow for life itself with no other, we have been placed within a very...
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    If you have a neighbor

    who is an ******* to you and you cuss him out or get vengeance on him he will only want to further stir up trouble. But if you bake him a cake and leave it at his doorstep he might get taken back and rethink everything, and then the feud will die. Turn the other cheek, hatred...
    danondorf danondorf 16-17, M Jul 3

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    Compassion Is Free

    It's so easy to give.  It's beautiful to watch. It can heal the pain. I need to remember me.  
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    Compassion

    Compassion is how I live my life, as Sam knows here, kindness and compassion come naturally, and do not have to be learned, however some do find it in their hearts after a lot of turmoil, but not all.  It seems to well out of the spirit of some like a natural spring, showing...
    Artsydesigns Artsydesigns 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2010

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    Mudjun

    This is how what someone else said about compassion, and I like it: "Compassion could be thought of as seeing the boundary between you and other things dissolved--that you are all integral to the universe and so, linked."
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Aug 27, 2008

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    I truly believe compassion is the most

    important quality any person can have. I think it is the key to making lives better and changing the world into a more beautiful place. I recently had a job interview and one of the questions asked regarded qualities I found most important in a person. When I replied with...
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 4 Responses Jul 18

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    A Way Not Only To Help, But To Live

    Compassion acknowledges the deepest meaning we all have. To be kind to others reminds us that we were once newborn, helpless, and in need.
    starmekitten starmekitten 36-40 Sep 19, 2011

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    Compassion

    Compassion,It's priceless,I value it,Not in money,But in the way,It makes you feel.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 22, 2012

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    It's Completely And Purely Admirable, And A Sure Sign Of Strength

    ..and it's become a deal breaking quality for me
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F Dec 17, 2010

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    It's Part of Me

    I think I do have some compassion within me. I know for a fact that I am passionate, but I'm sure I have at least a little compassion too. :-) I value it in others, so much! A compassionate person is someone I'd like to hang around, all the time! Heehee! I think they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 5, 2009

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    About Glasses

    Which glasses do you wear? xWanna(wears_glasses) ;-)
    wannashareit wannashareit 51-55, M Nov 20, 2011

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    Lifestyle For a Man of God

    http://timeoftroubles.webs.com/philippinelifestyle.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Apr 28

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    Introduction to the Group.

    It's written right through me. Honest.
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Somewhere I read Allah the Compassionate. His followers aren't. They are bloodthirsty and thoughtless of others, in their millions. But then an Algerian was quoted as saying...
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    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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    Honesty, loyalty, honor, ard work, discipline, hierarchy, these are for me the milestones of Tradition in opposition of moral relativism and hedonism that rule in our society...
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I don't think anyone else values punctuality. I am consistently punctual and left waiting around like an idiot for 10-30 minutes. I find nothing ruder than lateness. If I go to...
    amandapanda88 amandapanda88 26-30, F Jul 12

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    Friendship is an important thing... I got tested with my friend ship with my best friend, cause he told somebody a secret that happend to me in 2013, and I over reacted... After I...
    MagnusOystryk MagnusOystryk 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I absolutely love old fashioned values. Men dressed just as nicely as women; women were strong but still feminine. When compliments were very flattering "baby, you look gorgeous in...
    Jonesing4nice Jonesing4nice 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I value proper grammar and give am respect for those who chose to do it consistently. I admit that I am quite the slacker sometimes. Sometimes, I do not care what my grammar...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel like there are so many people that are important to me. People I love so much I would do anything for. These people do not value me the same. I used to consider myself a...
    lifealreadylost lifealreadylost 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Not looking for a stupid lover, just looking for someone who'll actually help me be more positive. Please!
    joesuekiss joesuekiss 31-35 1 Response Jul 3

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Would-Like-To-Say-Something-based-On-Experience/4614028
    AlmostDiscarded AlmostDiscarded 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I believe in fate. I believe in destiny. I believe that I was ment to meet Jess. All of my life I've felt kinda alone. I have friends but they don't really understand and...
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    "If I love someone I am grateful and her freedom remains intact. It is not given by me. It is her birthright, and my love cannot take it away. How can love take somebody's freedom...
    iJeetu iJeetu 26-30, M Jul 2

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    A true friend is someone who is there for you when he'd rather be anywhere else. A true friend is one soul in two bodies. If you have one true friend you have more than your...
    stanlyslim stanlyslim 22-25, M Jul 2

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    The best feeling in the world is watching a good friend overcome something and know that you're the reason why they're gonna be on this earth longer.
    KylieLaine KylieLaine 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    Last night I had a sleepover with my friend, she came over to my house and we just watched random movies. At about 12:30a.m I kept dozing off, but my friend was talking to me so I...
    tealstreak2222 tealstreak2222 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    Hi I am here to make friends, that what Friendship is all about so how about it lets be friends :)
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Again and again I observe that people are personally offended by a different opinion. Missionly is one example. This young woman has yet to learn discussing without being...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 8

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    It is rare and lovely when the house is empty and quiet. I take these moments to sit and enjoy the Peace.
    myteemathpwr myteemathpwr 31-35, F Jul 8

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    I just hated when people shove their beliefs down your throat or think they're superior.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    “There is no excuse for anyone to write fiction for public consumption unless he has been called to do so by the presence of a gift. It is the nature of fiction not to be good...
    immobilise immobilise 31-35, F Jul 10

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    I don't like it when people force me to talk. I like to have my downtime.
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Jul 11

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    Voyeurism law goes into affect here today: Voyeurism. SB 225 will update the state's voyeurism laws to outlaw a practice called "up-skirting" in which a cell phone is used to take...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 15

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    I have some amazing friends in my life... I feel through the years with marriage and children a lot of relationships seem to be pushed aside. I have been making an effort to...
    SunniDaze SunniDaze 46-50, F Jul 16

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