WALK IN MY SHOES

The ability to see the perspective of another is evidence of social and emotional intelligence. Parents and educators alike strive to help children develop empathy – the capacity to feel and understand the behavior of others and to care for them.

World religions and philosophies promote compassion and kindness such as the Golden Rule – Matthew 7:12 or The Dalia Lama “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”

Real empathy is sometimes not insisting that it will be okay, but acknowledging that it is not.

For more information:
http://www.rootsofempathy.org/roots-of-empathy/
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