What is going on in this world?  As a martial artist and human being i try my best, to live life to the fullest and spread peace.  I love the word compassion, it's such a powerful word. I think that the world needs a little more compassion in it.

“When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” The 14th Dalai Lama (born 1935)

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. ” Aesop -

“Frequently people think compassion and love are merely sentimental. No! They are very demanding. If you are going to be compassionate, be prepared for action.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu (born 1931)

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” Rachel Joy Scott (1981-1999);
Student, First Victim Of The Columbine High School Massacre

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Comment by Jessica Merly on April 22, 2013 at 10:36pm
i love this post! i have heard compassion referred to as ' the antidote to anger' It is empathy with an underlying vigor and passion, a force that drives us to take action!

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