Expanding the Circle

This human works with groups of individuals embodying black and white thinking through the labels of “us/them” – GANGS. He reports on this experience and what he has learned about compassion working with these street-hardened and big-hearted individuals.

Favorite Quotes:

“The problem in the world is that we have just forgotten that we belong to each other.” -Mother Teresa

“How do we imagine a circle of compassion and then imagine that nobody is standing outside of that circle?”

“The Measure of our compassion lies not only in our service of other but in our willingness to see ourselves in kinship with them.”

 

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