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Concepts on Compassion Part XXIII

More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in downtown Davis, California:Compassion, to me, is seeing myself in whoever is in front of me. Compassion is a town forgiving a snarling pit bull. :)Compassion is a tattoo that everyone can see. Love in every form. Cats. Compassion is to be passionate about another. Passion meaning purpose, love, and a meaning to life. A heart-felt wish to alleviate suffering. Compassion is putting your heart into the lives of others. When you have…See More
Apr 12
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Compassion Tour Vlog #3 -- Compassion & Forgiveness

How forgiveness relates to compassion
Mar 25
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Compassion Tour Vlog #2

The story of the evening's gift from the Universe
Mar 13
David Breaux posted a blog post

Concepts on Compassion Part XXII

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from Davis, California USA. They were collected from folks passing by the corner of 3rd & C downtown. To walk in another person's shoes with your heart open. A smile from a passing stranger, a call from a friend in time of need; Love--at all times. The act of simply opening the door and letting a stranger/a person you know walk in before oneself. Empathy with an open heart and a willingness and eagerness to help, support, build up and…See More
Mar 13
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Feb 26
David Breaux posted a blog post

Concepts on Compassion Part XXI

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California--Compassion is being able to listen--really listen--to someone else without your stories, your past, your experiences getting in the way, then working to understand; and finally letting your own stories, past, and experiences seep back in--and finding understanding anyway. Compassion is loving someone even when they don't love themselves or others. Compassion is helping those when they are down. Acting, not…See More
Feb 8
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Concepts on Compassion Part XX

More concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California:Compassion is the act of caring about someone and showing them you would do anything to keep them happy and secure. Compassion is how we show love. Compassion--putting yourself in another's place, sharing their experience and feelings, and making judgments, decisions, or actions based on empathy and a desire to right the deficiencies you experience. Compassion--perspective. Looking at the world from someone else's point of…See More
Jan 14
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Concepts on Compassion Part XIX

More concepts on compassion from citizens of Davis, California gathered at the corner of 3rd & C:Compassion is being connected to the source of love. Compassion, it's a powerful idea that influences the mind to think of positive things. A word that when heard, opens one's mind to a certain type of perspective. Compassion is fashion. Compassion is knowing and understanding people have suffering in their lives. There is a willingness to help all people overcome suffering. Compassion is mercy…See More
Dec 14, 2013
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KDRT Interview on Compassion

Here's the follow-up to the June, 2010 interview I did with Bill Buchanan on his radio show Davisville. http://kdrt.org/node/13446See More
Dec 9, 2013
michelle andrews is now a member of Compassion
Nov 26, 2013
David Breaux posted a blog post

An Experience with Compassion

I ask people to share their written concept of the word compassion in a notebook. As of today, I estimate I have asked about 20,000 people and received approximately 10,000 responses. I do this as a personal endeavor to bring awareness to compassion and to help alleviate unnecessary suffering in the world. While standing at the corner of 3rd and C Streets in Davis, California, I'm often asked the same questions—where am I from and what brought me here, what am I doing and why. Here are some of…See More
Nov 21, 2013
David Breaux posted a video

(HD) Conversations on Compassion with James Doty, MD, and Thich Nhat Hanh

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is honored to host a discussion with Thich Nhat Hanh about his life experiences and the...
Nov 11, 2013
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Concepts on Compassion Part XVIII

More concepts on compassion collected at the corner of 3rd and C in Davis, California--Compassion is caring for every being, because they are. Compassion to me is selflessness. It's rooted in love and one's ability to be open to another's humanity. Compassion is often the sweetness in memories and human interactions. The key to self-fulfillment and true happiness. Compassion to me is feeling unity with your fellow human beings to the point where you want to help, because their happiness is…See More
Nov 11, 2013
David Breaux posted a video

In The Studio - Compassion

Lin Weaver hosts David Breaux, Surveyor and Journalist. Topics discussed include: the Compassion Corner and the Compassion Bench in Davis, as well as reading...
Oct 17, 2013
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Charlie Rose Interview with Rachel Naomi Remen June 2001

Charlie Rose interviews Rachel Noami Remen in June 2001 on integrative medicine and the role of the doctor in healing.
Oct 8, 2013
David Breaux posted a blog post

Concepts on Compassion Part XVII

Here are a handful of entries shared by citizens of Davis, California. Compassion is understanding and a balance between good and bad. Compassion is having a passion to empathize, sympathize and help others whether that passion is a blazing bonfire or a flickering flame, it doesn't matter. Compassion is living with friends and understanding the truth of life. Being with life as it is. Compassion is a sandwich. Compassion connects community. Compassion creates community. Compassion is plural. It…See More
Oct 8, 2013

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Concepts on Compassion Part XXIII

More concepts on compassion from the corner of 3rd & C in downtown Davis, California:

Compassion, to me, is seeing myself in whoever is in front of me. 

Compassion is a town forgiving a snarling pit bull. :)

Compassion is a tattoo that everyone can see. 

Love in every form. 

Cats. 

Compassion is to be passionate about another. Passion meaning purpose, love, and a meaning to life. 

A…

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Posted by David Breaux on April 12, 2014 at 7:43pm

Concepts on Compassion Part XXII

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from Davis, California USA. They were collected from folks passing by the corner of 3rd & C downtown. 

To walk in another person's shoes with your heart open. 

A smile from a passing stranger, a call from a friend in time of need; Love--at all times. 

The act of simply opening the door and letting a stranger/a person you know walk in before oneself. 

Empathy with an open heart and…

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Posted by David Breaux on March 13, 2014 at 4:14pm

Concepts on Compassion Part XXI

Here is another batch of concepts on compassion from folks in Davis, California--

Compassion is being able to listen--really listen--to someone else without your stories, your past, your experiences getting in the way, then working to understand; and finally letting your own stories, past, and experiences seep back in--and finding understanding anyway. 

Compassion is loving someone even when they don't love themselves or others. 

Compassion is…

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Posted by David Breaux on February 8, 2014 at 9:07am

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A unique way of looking at Compassion

Read this article today and believe it to be thought provoking. Inviting others to share their thoughts on it. …Continue

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Started by David Breaux Apr 1, 2013.

Question about Compassion 7 Replies

just got off the phone from a compassionateactionnetwork.com (CAN) international conference call. during the discussion, jon ramer, the executive director, brought forth the following question: What…Continue

Started by David Breaux. Last reply by David Breaux Mar 18, 2013.

Compassionate Listening

Do you think it is a compassionate act to listen to someone complain continuously? For days? Months? Years?Continue

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Started by David Breaux Nov 11, 2012.

how does one reveal the violence of poverty

during the civil rights movement, exposing the violence of racism simply meant a person of color sitting at a restaurant counter "for whites only." today, how does one go about using similar direct…Continue

Started by David Breaux Mar 26, 2011.

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