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Compassion

Compassion does not deny our clear perception of another person – our “take” on them, our being able to “size them up,” our being able to “see through” their gimmicks and games and posturing – but rather to see all this through new eyes. So much of what is irritating in life are people inarticulately, desperately asking for help.

-Br. Curtis Almquist, SSJE

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