Compassionate

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floriana's titleI think compassion is one thing that needs to be promoted in any learner.Understanding life's challenges and trying to understand what happens in someone's heart and mind in a difficult situation is already a lesson.

[Abena's reflections] Oh well, I have always considered compassion to be one of the most important attributes of a person's character. Quite different from empathy which allows one to place oneself in another's situation, compassion possesses an emotional quality that urges, encourages, one to participate in another's situation, dilemma or problems. We share the problem, lighten the load, even at times share the pleasure and in doing so add a facet to our character that allows us to live life to the fullest.....