compassion: a thoughtful brainstorm

Written by Leslie Rowe

Owner/writer at Greatwords.net. Penn State alum. Religious views: for. Political views: against.

June 24, 2009

by Leslie Rowe

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Compassion: sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it. (Source: www.m-w.com)

Who: Jesus. Mothers. Friends. Women. Healthcare workers. Missionaries. Some fathers. People in power who have good hearts. Kind people. Some Christians. Anyone who will. You. Me.

What: Giving. Feeling. Understanding. Helping. Ministering. Feeding. Watering. Clothing. Healing. Helping again. Helping when you don’t feel like it. Forgoing comfort.

When: Today. Yesterday. At the cross. Tomorrow. Now. Always.

Where: Slums. Hospitals. Orphanages. Third-world countries. Cities. Neighborhoods. My house. Your house. Wherever it is needed. Here.

Why: Jesus had it. Jesus lived it. Jesus commanded it. Because of empathy. Love. Passion. Compelling. Blessing. Because I live in America and my refrigerator is full.

 

About the author:

Leslie Rowe is a freelance business and marketing writer in Sarasota, Florida. www.GreatWords.net

3 Comments

  1. Scrubbybubbles

    Very Nice! I love it! Short Sweet and to the Point!

    Reply
  2. BibleDude

    Oh, the power of a few simple words! This absolutely captures the essence of 'compassion' in a way that essays of thousands of words often fail to do…

    Thanks for sharing your heart here… this is simply beautiful!

    Reply
  3. BibleDude

    Oh, the power of a few simple words! This absolutely captures the essence of 'compassion' in a way that essays of thousands of words often fail to do…

    Thanks for sharing your heart here… this is simply beautiful!

    Reply

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