Tag: Compassion

The thing about pain…

The thing about pain is it demands to be felt. Somebody will feel it. If you don’t feel your own pain, it doesn’t go away, you just pass it on to the people around you.

– unknown

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The good we secure…

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain, is floating in mid-air, until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

– Jane Addams

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We’re all born…

We’re all born naked. And the rest is drag.

– RuPaul

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I know now…

I know now that we never get over great losses; we absorb them, and they carve us into different, often kinder, creatures.

– Gail Caldwell

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Your task is not…

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

– Rumi

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Hurt people…

Hurt people hurt people.

– unknown

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One of the most valuable…

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories.

– Rebecca Falls

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Everybody is pulling…

Everybody is pulling their little red wagon the best way they can.

– unknown

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Don’t let life…

Don’t let life harden your heart.

– Pema Chodron

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