Compassion is keen awareness of our interdependence

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another. — Thomas Merton

That would include those people we don’t like or agree with! That is my practice today.
More posts that feature Thomas Merton:

●  From now on everybody stands on his own feet…

●  If you love peace

●  About limitations and healthy boundaries

●  Compassion is keen awareness of our interdependence

●  thoughts on the “enemy”

●  Be yourself

●  In Silence

Books by Merton:

●  The Seven Storey Mountain

●  No Man Is an Island

●  New Seeds of Contemplation

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