Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong.
Sometime in your life you will have been all of these.
~Dr. Robert H. Goddard
I believe this is one of those quotes we should all keep in a spot we can reread it often. If only we can be people who are tender, compassionate, sympathetic and tolerant. I am struck by the power in these words.
And then to think about the young, the aged, the striving and the weak and wrong. It is true, I am often one of those…
Perhaps this quote reminds me of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. I believe if I truly take this to heart, I will live more compassionately each day. Won’t you join me in giving it a try?
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Wow! These words are so thought-provoking…..absolutely what I need to remember to put into practice as I look after my Mom, and prepare to leave next Friday on our mission trip with Hope students, and serving the underserved. Thanks for the post and the comments.