compassion

it’s nice when somebody more eloquent than me is able to put into words feelings i’ve been struggling to describe for years.

“Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It’s the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. ” 
— Frederick Buechner

it’s even nicer when someone else feels the same way as you.

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