Reblogging this because if it influences one person, you’ve made your mark Susannah. Compassion is a word we don’t see in action much these days. A little goes a long way though. Susannah intends to not let compassion die and it’s a good thing. Thanks Thingirl for not losing sight of your upbringing…~Elle
I was asked by a lady in Starbucks, why I gave up my seat to a homeless woman.
Because I could, to quote George Clooney. She’s someone I often see at various Starbucks in the neighborhood. She never asks for anything…orders a tall coffee and doesn’t look all that homeless. I see her sometimes in front of a church on Lexington Avenue sitting quietly next to a sign that says in small letters…please help.
My heart opens for her.
This is what I have to say about compassion.
I’ve always had it instilled in me at an early age. My grandfather, who spent his life in service, taught me, that not everyone was blessed with shelter and food on their table.
It’s three years since I’ve lost much of my hearing heightening my compassion level to the peak of the Andes. I am not the person I used to be. …
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