More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in Davis, California:
Feeling for our fellow creatures and being moved to acknowledge them, commune with them, and allow oneself to be inspired by others' pain, sorrows, or joy.
A beautiful place in your heart for someone other than yourself.
Compassion is allowing love to flow out of you while at the same time being able to allow it in.
Helping those in need without…Continue
Added by David Breaux on May 13, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments
As part of the events taking place with compassion in Davis, California, USA, we are doing beta testing for the new website compassionis.com before it's official inauguration in a couple weeks. Feel free to visit http://compassionis.com/ and add your concept of compassion to the compassion cloud.
David H. Breaux
Added by David Breaux on May 8, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments
Sharing the latest in the evolution at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California USA. We will be constructing a monument to compassion, an Earthbench made out of bottle bricks used to re-purpose waste. Construction will take place this April 28th at the corner. We have received donations from local individuals, organizations, businesses, and from the Dalai Lama Foundation. To find out more about the project and those involved in its…Continue
Added by David Breaux on April 9, 2013 at 8:14am — No Comments
More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California USA.
Compassion is having a broad view of the world and trying to understand what life is like for other creatures.
Compassion is empathy within your love.
Un-yieldingly powerful value, devotion, or connection to a person or thing; project, idea or otherwise.
Compassion is following the heart when the mind tells you to be somewhere…Continue
Added by David Breaux on April 8, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments
The 34th installment of Voices of Compassion from folks in Davis, California--
Compassion is knowing that others may suffer the same tribulations as you are. Compassion goes beyond just that. It's when you act on that knowledge and use it in your interactions with others. Compassion is suppose to make the world better. We need more of it still.
Compassion is a life-long verb. It's giving someone the benefit of the doubt even when you have all reason not to,…Continue
Added by David Breaux on March 12, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments
More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California USA--
Compassion is when one is able to feel for the joys and sorrows of life experienced by others. Compassion is what makes humans capable of caring for one another despite the circumstances.
Compassion is acceptance and love for all of life. We are all connected--all one.
Compassion is love, period.
Compassion: to be moved in your guts by the…Continue
Added by David Breaux on February 5, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments
More interesting concepts on compassion from the Compassion Corner in Davis, California--
Caring for everyone regardless of their background.
Love that is unconditional. One that extends to those who are deserving and also undeserving of it as well. To wish for the greatest good of everyone.
Compassion is more than the love you share to family and friends, but the love you receive from God in order to give that love to…Continue
Added by David Breaux on January 9, 2013 at 3:50pm — No Comments
I recently connected with the woman who started a simple way of remembering compassion; wear this reversible bracelet and everytime you do a compassion"it" act, flip it over. Check out her website and how you can get involved.
Added by David Breaux on December 1, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments
More concepts on compassion collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California:
The look in every smile.
Compassion means whatever your heart says it means.
Compassion is showing respect and good will towards others (human and animal) regardless of personal judgment.
Come Passion -- Go Apathy, Go Contempt. Empathy is essential to compassion. The term implies we have come to experience the passion of another's state of…Continue
Added by David Breaux on November 8, 2012 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Alas, the 30th installment from people who shared at the corner of 3rd & C in Davis, California--
Compassion is driven by norms of human interaction. Those norms should be instructed by rules created by Rousseau's unknowing man as per his ideal of the social contract.
Compassion is a concept that we use to access certain aspects of the world. In a way it is like a representational mapping of our inner self; a way to bring us close to the world around us,…Continue
Added by David Breaux on October 2, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments
Added by David Breaux on July 21, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments
More entries from folks here in Davis, California--
4) Purpose (yours) for being here.
Compassion is a state of being all people can be. It is what can heal the world.
Compassion is a social skill allowing a person or animal to see another viewpoint, usually taking social environment in regard. Ex., knowing and respecting a person's viewpoint, no matter how biased, based on knowing their…Continue
Added by David Breaux on July 9, 2012 at 11:12am — No Comments
An interview discussing compassion from Davis, California on the KDVS Local Dirt Radio Show. Click on either broadband link. Enjoy.
Added by David Breaux on July 5, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments
Yesterday evening a man came by the corner saying he saw the compassion book in the restaurant across the street. He flipped through the book for a couple minutes, deciding whether or not to purchase the book. He asked how much it was. I told him fifteen dollars. He seemed like he didn't know if he wanted to spend fifteen dollars on the book. He left.
About 20 minutes later he came back and decided to purchase the book. I took the money, gave him his receipt, and asked him if…Continue
Added by David Breaux on June 28, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments
The 28th installment of concepts on compassion from citizens of Davis, California, USA--
Compassion is an emotion unfelt by any other animal or being on this earth. It sets us apart from mere beasts and provides us with the capabilities to love together as one.
Compassion is the ultimate human exchange of energy and love.
Compassion is the courage to look beyond what is comfortable for you with the intent of helping someone else. A simple smile…Continue
Added by David Breaux on June 5, 2012 at 7:40pm — No Comments
Foremost, I offer gratitude for being able to write this blog this morning.
On Saturday morning at 12:01am I began the 24-hour Compassion Marathon at the corner. The marathon consisted of being at the corner the whole day Saturday. As soon as I sat down and completed the usual routine of settling in at the corner, someone came by and sat down next to me saying that he saw me there all the time and wanted to talk and find out what I do there. Mind you, this is around midnight,…Continue
Added by David Breaux on June 4, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Great idea and worth checking it out.
I stand on a corner in Davis and ask people to share their written concept of the word compassion in a notebook. Been doing so since June 3rd, 2009. Here's the latest installment of some of the responses. Enjoy!
Compassion is when all your heart feels for another, and makes your soul and body richer for it.
Compassion is responding with an ancient forest when you are presented with…Continue
Added by David Breaux on April 10, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
The 26th installment of concepts on compassion from people at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California, USA. Enjoy.
Believing that people are capable of doing true good without any selfish motives.
Compassion is something we can learn from Jesus Christ who showed real compassoin for people's souls, besides feeding them and healing them.
Compassion is acting on your original love.
Compassion is more than a "quality"; it is a…Continue
Added by David Breaux on March 1, 2012 at 8:04pm — No Comments
interesting dialogue about reason and compassion:
Added by David Breaux on February 28, 2012 at 8:41pm — No Comments