"I refuse to believe that you cannot be both compassionate and strong." Jacinda Ardern
Browsing tag: Compassion
"Pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our hurts— not to hurt others."
George Eliot, Middlemarch
"One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody." Mother Teresa
"Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves." Princess Diana
"Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom."
Recently I watched this short video about a group of photographers asked to take a portrait of a man. They were given different background information about who this man was before they met him. Each of the photographers went about applying their craft capturing the man with their story about him in their minds. The result - 6 very different photographs that in some way capture the story of the man they thought they had met. The story we have running about someone causes us to delete, distort and generalise the surrounding