"Compassion for myself pulls me away from fretting about things that are out of my control. Compassion for others pulls me toward actions that might make a difference while working with like-minded people."Holding Up Your Corner: Talking about Race in Your Community (2017). It overlaps with our study of compassion, so today I'll suggest that we in my study group take a look at what Johnson is encouraging us to do. The actions he suggests will make a difference, like Joy's actions while working with like-minded people. First, we need to listen.
"People who are hurting need to be affirmed in their hurt; people who are angry need to be affirmed in their anger" (pp. 54, 60).Sunday Salon — at separate computers in different time zones — to talk about our lives and our reading.