A Collective Empathy
Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine, and injustice in the world when He could do something about it, but I'm afraid He might just ask me the same question.
***Happy Earth Day Everyone!!
"The American people refuse to be terrorized. What we saw yesterday were stories of heroism and kindness and generosity and love. If you want to know who we are, what America is, how we respond to evil, that’s it: selflessly, compassionately, not afraid."
President Barack Obama
Press Conference, 4/15/2013
"Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too."