Sunday, September 1, 2019

Thought for the Day

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer
and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals.
Only when we know our own darkness well can we
be present with the darkness of others. Compassion
becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
~ Pema Chodron

Quoted in Brene Brown, "Wholehearted Parenting" in Daring Greatly (Avery/Penguin Random House, 2012), page 234

Pema Chodron, American Tibetan Nun, Author, Teacher

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