Blog: Thoughts of Compassion Vs. Acts of Compassion

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Sympathy: “feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else’s misfortune.”

Empathy: “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.”

Compassion: “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others.”

The world is full of sympathy. This is very evident when scrolling through social media after some sort of tragedy or great loss. We see the post that normally starts with “my thoughts are with ….. ” or “I’m praying for ….. ” Continue reading