Compassion Comes Naturally

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    From: 2008.08.27 07:00 - Dogs Like to Bark 


    Caledonia Heron: I thought I would mention that I am not trying to be more compassionate per se, but can tell in my interactions with others that a great deal of openess of myself - that feels like compassion at the level, (silly to write), at the human experience level - that makes a difference in how people respond to me ... like they are more free to be openly compassionate also

    Adams Rubble: Yes Cal. Compassion comes naturally as our "self" becomes less intrusive

    Caledonia Heron: the other night there was a potentially embarrasing situation within a goup (embarassing to me!) and I openly said what I had meant by my comment and the tension was diffused and the conversation got really good after that
    Caledonia Heron: examples like that - where if you show up honestly, social awkwardness melts and people show up also
    Caledonia Heron: I really thought I could have left the group mortified to ever see them again and yet instead it was so totally cool
    Adams Rubble: Your flexibility in addressing those situations is an asset :)
    Caledonia Heron: sure, when I think to choose it
    Caledonia Heron: and, that's how 9sec is showing up for me in my interactions with people ... one example anyway

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