My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
Who cannot have compassion for the vulnerability and naivety of a child? As we open our hearts to them, we see ourselves in them too, and become more open to flow healing compassion to our inner child, our ageless soul.
Children are one third of our population and all of our future.
Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.
As Wayne Dyer said, "Children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say."
As Angela Schwindt said, "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about" ...
Here’s some further reading on this theme...
As I gathered the sugar, eggs and butter I noticed a young man about 16 or 17. Every inch of his body was covered in tattoos and multiple piercing. Although his appearance attracted my attention, what was most evident was the level of pain and sadness on this young man's face. It was a look of utter despair, deep loneliness, and mournful suffering. Maybe I was able to see this teenager's suffering because of the pain our family had felt this past month. Maybe all of the deep grieving we had experienced from the traumatic events in our lives had opened up my heart to a deeper level of empathy. Continues