Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. It is the experience of understanding another person's condition from their perspective. As a sensitive person, I view empathy and sensitivity as the glue that holds together my relationships. This sensitivity can be viewed as a strength rather than a weakness.
One of the ugliest things I have ever had to experience was someone who I thought was a friend showing me and others no compassion during a time of need but insisting others must care for her when she didn't ever show the same care. Shame on her. And if she only knew how much compassion I showed her instead of being heartless.
rest? The clergy is always asking us to do more. Christianity will often become more and more rules till you can’t turn around. A lot of times these type of sermons put burdens on Christians as another “thing” they are expected to do. However it is my experience that “what you need to do” is to trust Christ to live his life out of yours. This puts the pressure to produce fruit on the vine and not on the branch. Getting all you need by trusting Christ alone. We are only compelled by…
From experience, I know this t be very true. If we are honest with ourself, we are going to have inner conflict. If we don't wear a mask with another person, we are going to have conflict. Conflict is a necessary component to growth and learning; it's necessary for change; it's necessary for a deeper connection. The only way to avoid conflict is to hide your true self. In doing so, you'll always feel alone, no matter how easy a relationship is.