Today I focus on the ‘passion’ in comPASSION.
It is not possible to enter compassion and not be moved to action.
The Dalai Lama notes:
Compassion is most important for happiness. We must treat fellow human beings as equal, that is very important, but also all beings who have capacity for feeling. So the innate desire for happiness that is the basis of human rights extends to all sentient beings, including animals and insects. There are now some individuals and organizations who care about animal rights and are showing concern about the suffering or torture of animals. I have noticed among ordinary people, out of their love and compassion, growing efforts for promotion of vegetarianism. These are the right kinds of expression of compassion, very positive and encouraging signs.”
ComPASSION is vibrant! Today we focus on the PASSION in compassion. What are you passionate about in relation to the world?
Compassion Flowers ~ 21-day focus on compassion in action