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I Value Compassion

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    To pity those who most people pity is not

    compassion so much as it is conformity, but to pity those who others despise or hate is true compassion.
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 23, 2014

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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 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 7, 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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    Lifestyle For a Man of God

    http://timeoftroubles.webs.com/philippinelifestyle.htm
    timesoftrouble timesoftrouble 56-60, M Apr 28, 2014

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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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    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 70+, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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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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    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 18-21, M Jul 3, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    My Last Words January 16,

    2011 at 11:30am Neighbours combine efforts to aid cancer-stricken farmer By: Staff Writer Posted: 10/27/2007 5:00 AM | Comments: 0 'You hear so many negative things. When you get something positive it's a story worth sharing' -- grain farmer Ron Edwards GRAIN farmer Ron...
    Kattz7 Kattz7 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2014

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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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    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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    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.
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