Showing Compassion

“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.”

- Frederick Buechner

This emotion represents love, affection, kindness, gentleness, generosity of spirit and warm-heartednes when viewed by others, But when compassion is shown without others knowing, then the emotion becomes truly joyful for the person giving.

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