is a part of what the Creator is:.Matthew
Compassion is concern
with a desire to help and alleviate
suffering, hardship and injustice:.Luke
10:31-17. Compassion is awareness of the suffering of another coupled
with the wish to relieve it.
is the sharing of suffering. One can help others by listening to them,
helping them in some way, spending some time with them. With compassion
there is the birth of love again and where there is love there is healing.
Have an intention
that you could help them. Appreciate the good things in them." ...Deepak
23:3 "All therefore whatsoever they bid
you to observe, that observe and do, but do
not you after their works, for they say and do not."
us to care for others:.Zechariah
7:9,10 "Thus speaks the Lord of hosts, saying, Execute true judgment
and show mercy and compassions every man to his brother. And oppress not
the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor and let none
of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart."
21:13 "Whoso stops his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry
himself, but shall not be heard." Luke
11:41 "...give alms
of such things as you have and behold, all things are clean unto you."
"Compassion is living a life
with concern for the suffering of all others."....Dr.
Robert Thurman, Jey Tsong Khapa Professor or Indo-Tibetan.(India-Tibetan).Buddhist
Studies, Chair of the Religion Department of Columbia University and former
President of Tibet House, an organization dedicated to the preservation
of Tibetan culture.
Infinite One is kind:.Luke
6:35 "...he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil." Malachi
2:10 "Have we not all one
father? Has not one God created us? Why do we deal treacherously
every man against his brother, by profaning
It is doubtful whether one
can be good without being good for something! Those having emotional anesthesia
to others needing help.
Compassion is kindness
enlarged upon. It is selflessness,
the opposite of the ego's concerns.
Compassion can only come from a soul at peace.
Ever see compassion and anger side by side? Ever see peace and hate simultaneously?
When you are good you have good thoughts. When you are not, you have thoughts
The greatest of all the arts
is the art of losing ourselves in the service of others! Closest to that
But just because of our natural human nature, our egos, we end up concentrating
on the me of us, rather than the we of us.
Grab a cup of organic coffee.(organic
Costa Rican is my favorite).or
tea, to sit down with this subject of compassion. It will take a while;
about three hours+ or about the time it would take you to see a long movie.
And this will do more for your life here on out if you look up the scriptures
and follow the links. It is an important subject about one way to a better
life from now on. Here you learn about compassion, one of the high
consciousness ways of being, a way which can remove you from being
stuck at the low consciousness ego level.
does 'Christ' mean? it's not what you may think; not totally anyhow).is
in us, He will be prompting us to
do good works because the nature of high consciousness is moving
we are his workmanship.(if
the nature of Christ your nature, you'll be doing - something good),
created in Christ Emmanuel unto good
works, which God has before ordained that we should walk in them.".Why?
2:9 "But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation,
of God), that you should show forth
one being compassion).of
Him who has called you out of darkness
into His marvelous
1:21,22 "Keep yourselves in the love of God.....And have compassion,
making a difference."
1:5 "Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another,
love as brethren,
6:2,10 "Bear you one another's burdens and so fulfil the law of Christ...As
we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially
unto them who are of the household of faith."
Compassion makes a difference
in keeping oneself in the love of the Creator:.Jude
1:21,22. If we all did things only for money, how would another feel
your true love for them?.Romans
15:3 "For even Christ pleased not himself..."
A spiritual person's.(Christian's).creed.(a
brief statement of belief).by
will stand for you. I will fight for you. I will carry this. You
But, many believing themselves
to be spiritual persons and many of these, though called by the
name Christian, do disservice
to the name, possessing a different creed
it were, as evidenced by their actions: That of 'I will ensure my life
is secure and increasingly so. You can work, go on welfare, or I can use
one of many other excuses I have which prevent me from involving myself
in the helping of others; because I say by my actions that I really do
not believe that what I do or do not do has any effect whatsoever on my
life, as I have instead chosen to believe that once I have decided to become
a spiritual person, my reward is secure'. ...big
And do you think that we
really do go
to heaven? A big lesson of life we are here to learn is
Caring for others is mercy.
The classic story of compassion is about caring
10:29-37 ".....And who is my neighbour? And Emmanuel answering said,
A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell among thieves
which stripped him of his raiment.(clothing).and
wounded him and departed leaving him half dead. And by chance there came
down a certain priest
that way. And when he saw him he passed by on the other side. And likewise
when he was at the place came and looked on him and passed by on the other
side. But a certain Samaritan
as he journeyed, came where he was. And when he saw him he had compassion
on him and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine
and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of
him. And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence and gave
them to the host.(owner
of the inn).and
said unto him, Take care of him and whatsoever you spend more, when I come
again, I will repay you. Which now of these three do you think was neighbour.(original
Greek for 'neighbour' is 'to want to be close because one cares'; a neighbour
is one interested in rapport).unto
him that fell among the thieves? And he said, He that showed mercy
on him. Then said Emmanuel unto him Go and do likewise.".How?
Make a decision to care. You go nowhere without direction; direction requires
It was the Samaritan that
love towards this less fortunate person. He was interested in and willing
to care for another whom he had never before met:.John
13:35 "By this shall all men know that you are my disciples,
if you have love one to another." 1John
3:10 "In this the children
of God are manifest, and the children of the devil. Whosoever does
righteousness is not of God, neither
he that loves not his
brother." 1John 4:7 "Beloved,
let us love one another. For love is of God and every
that loves is born of God and knows God."
4:11 "Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another."