Archive of ‘Compassion’ category

The sound of compassion

by Elisabeth Willard
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Have you ever paused to ask, “What does compassion sound like?” Surely it must be more than a simple, “Oh, I’m sorry about that.” I began to look at all of the synonyms to compassion , and they were just beautiful… Sympathy (feelings of sorrow for someone else’s misfortune) Empathy (the ability to share the […]

Compassion begets movement.

by Trina McNeilly
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“Then Jesus made a circuit of all the towns and villages. He taught in their meeting places, reported kingdom news, and healed their diseased bodies, healed their bruised and hurt lives. When He saw the crowds, He was moved with compassion (His heart broke) for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without […]

A Lifeline of Grace

by Stacey Welch
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I am going to be honest with you; living in grace can be really hard for me. I am a recovering perfectionist that stumbles over mistakes like they could be land mines. A bit dramatic, but failures feel fatal apart from grace. Which is why today’s focus is so necessary and life-giving. Today I’m throwing […]

Interruptible

by Kari Staaland
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This is a question you may have never asked yourself… What if God is making you aware of a need in someone else’s life, to give you an opportunity to meet that need? “But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.” […]