Quote for Today: Oli Anderson

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The first step to empathy and compassion is realising the similarities between yourself and those that are suffering; the first step to forgiveness is realising that we’re all human and we all share the same capacity for fallibility and foible; the first step to growth is to recognise the value of things that are outside your current mental frameworks so that you can grow into them.
Oli Anderson, Personal Revolutions: A Short Course in Realness

 

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2 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Oli Anderson

  1. sometimes it is really hard to feel empathy and compassion towards those who never showed to us when we needed it. :-/ It has taken me many hours of meditation to forgive. But yes, our preconceived ideas are our worst enemy 😉

    • Absolutely. It is okay to take time with forgiveness. It needs to be real and mean something. Our humanity and growth doesn’t come cheap. Thanks for reading and posting.

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