Field Notes from a Compassionate Life

Things written while reading Marc Ian Barasch’s book

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Unpretentious
Loving kindness is revealed
In our forgiveness
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I pray for an extreme application of the principle of Christian mercy.

[pp 244]
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Throughout our shared lives
As humans we rely on
Improbable hope.
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Children know how to
Open their unguarded hearts
Like no one else can.
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You in me in you
In order to understand
Me in you in me.

[pp 322]
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Unconditional
Love more than anything else is
Overpowering.
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You in me in you
A common stream of virtue
We in us flowing.
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Human compassion
Resonating our concern
For all other things.

[pp 322]
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