There was compassion in her sparkling gaze despite the gentle humor in her voice.
Still, as welcome as his compassion was, it only served to increase her tears.
"Kindness and compassion aren't weaknesses," she countered.
Martha was unable to get by her natural compassion of the moment and look at a long term goal.
He stared at her and for a second she thought there was a glimmer of the old compassion - but then it was gone.
changed by Artemis out of compassion into guinea fowls and removed to the island of Leros, where they mourned part of the year for their brother.
The compassion in his voice surprised her and she glanced up at his sober face, tears coursing down her own.
Her biggest issue with him had always been what she perceived as his weakness: his humanity and compassion for others.
Their compassion demanded it be done but they anguished when no information was forthcoming.
Our compassion should be like that of God, who succours the suffering without sharing in their pain.
While he wanted to avoid further involvement in Edith Shipton's troubled world, he felt proud of his wife inherent sense of compassion toward anyone in trouble.
When the disciples returned, Jesus took them apart for rest; but the crowds reassembled when they found Him again near the lake, and His yearning compassion for these shepherdless sheep led Him to give them an impressive sign that He had indeed come to supply all human needs.
Gabe hated her yet couldn't escape the memory of the compassion and spirit that made him take a stranger to bed last night.
The inhabitants out of compassion then allowed Marius to depart, and put him on board a ship which conveyed him to Carthage.
It teaches compassion, because sitting on the bus, I know the person beside me is someday going to have to search his soul the same way I did, so I don't mind that he's spilling his coffee on my shoes.
Elizabeth resisted the demand, not from compassion or qualms of conscience, but because she dreaded the responsibility for Mary's death.
Caring for the ancient warrior in the catacombs, Jame, all those years taught him compassion otherwise denied him among the dead in those underground passageways.
The 19th century had no more reverent thinker than Martineau; the awe of the Eternal was the very atmosphere that he breathed, and he looked at man with the compassion of one whose thoughts were full of God.
Suddenly I felt something like compassion that the music should never sound from off the death-pale paper.
merces, reward), compassion, pardon, pity or forgiveness.
The elevation and the isolation of his position fostered a detachment from ordinary virtues and compassion, and he was a remorseless incarnation of Machiavelli's Prince.
It need not, therefore, surprise us that the man who formulated the sum of virtue in justice and benevolence was unable to be just to his own kinsfolk and reserved his compassion largely for the brutes, and that the delineator of asceticism was more than moderately sensible of the comforts and enjoyments of life.
23, he brings strikingly before us the needs of the masses of the people and Christ's compassion for them, and so introduces the mission of the Twelve (which again occurs later 4ccording to Mark's order, viz.
So far from representing man's righteousness as involving merit over against God, our author represents the greatest hero of Israel as declaring " Not for any virtue or strength of mine, but in His compassion and long-suffering was He pleased to call me " (xii.
He was buried or mysteriously disappeared on one of the islands in the Adriatic called after him Diomedeae, his sorrowing companions being changed into birds by the gods out of compassion (Ovid, Metam.
misericordia, pity, compassion) for various forms in which the rules of a monastic order or general discipline of the clergy might be relaxed; thus it is applied to a special chamber in a monastery for those members who were allowed special food, drink, &c., and to a small bracket on the under side of the seat in a stall of a church made to turn up and afford support to a person in a position between sitting and standing.
His wife found the body, and the gods, out of compassion, changed both her and her husband into kingfishers.
He wrought miracles, it is true, because of his divine sympathy and compassion, but he refused to show miraculous signs as a proof of his Messianic character (Mark viii.
Go ye now, brethren, and wander for the gain and welfare of the many, out of compassion for the world, to the benefit of gods and men.
Southey's appeal had weight, and before the thirty years had passed, compassion for the needs of the destitute in great cities, and the impulse of a strong Church revival, aroused a body of laymen, among whom were included Mr Gladstone, Sir T.
Capable of happiness and sorrow and compassion.
No. Just stop searching for her identity and have compassion.
Children learn how to be co-operative and how to show compassion toward other people.
Display more compassion for others in childhood and adulthood.
He was quiet and she lifted her face to search his eyes for strength, but all she found was compassion.
There is no mercy or compassion in this creature.
It had been years since he'd heard a woman's compassion.
Worse, she wasn't about to give the creature that tricked her into Hell and turned her Immortal an ounce of compassion.
Every once in a while, the half-demon surprised him with the depth of his observations and compassion.
Dean couldn't help raising his eyebrows at the obvious lie but when he looked at her tear-stained face, he felt compassion.
By a decree of the Convention the four accused persons were deported to Cayenne, a new mode of dealing with political offenders almost as effective as the guillotine, while less apt to excite compassion.
It wasn't compassion for Tessa that had made him feel so vulnerable.
The woman before him was just discovering her power and was on the leash of a creature that knew neither compassion nor mercy.
It was human emotion and compassion that made me your best death dealer.
When his mind changed from vengeance to compassion, he wasn't certain.
She gave it to my darling out of gratitude for his compassion at her passing and he wanted me to have it as a token of his feelings for me.
They are not of our race, it is true, yet compassion well befits beings so fairly favored as ourselves.
I have compassion for all sentient beings, including cockroaches.
This no-sew blanket is a great way to make something useful for the local shelter or even provide a warm gift to nursing home residents, reinforcing the principles of community service and compassion.
bodhisattva of compassion.
bowels of compassion are stirred: his mercies are overflowing.
Can the West feel more compassion for the Iranians than the Iranians themselves?
Suicide is always tragic because it cuts life short, but people who suffer hardship and distress deserve compassion.
Eighty four per cent of people said they thought public figures should show more compassion.
To win Middle England there is little point in expressing compassion for those children who would be excluded by the Government's reforms.
Let's be clear today, following Jesus requires us to receive from Him a genuine compassion for people.
Maybe your human compassion led you astray.
He shared wisdom, insights and compassion.
Have you no compassion, Sirian!
Finally, the mystery of holiness is that the rectitude is combined, not stultified, with compassion.
Take the love and compassion you feel towards the person and put that into the present.
Romance tends to be talking about feelings of love, compassion, and missing someone's presence.
In an act of compassion the mascot leads the rejected beau off the court patting his back.
Consider how she may go on in life to inspire others who have suffered personal tragedies and eventually use her compassion and inspirational words to talk a suicidal man off the ledge of a high-rise.
Strides the Catholic Church and others have made to open up free worship to all followers, demonstrates their true compassion.
Using shows that deal with the disease of addiction, such as Sober House and Intervention, Psychology Today suggests that viewers' compassion makes them invested in the characters and human struggles they see on the screen.
I also believe Qui-Gon even endeavoured to sense even a shred of compassion in Darth Maul.
Although Obi-Wan may not share his Master's compassion and empathy for living things, and although they disagree at times, he deeply respects, cares for and loves Qui-Gon.
Archer's good ol'boy demeanor belied a high level of intelligence, compassion and savvy.
Angels are comparatively beautiful, but their lack of free will and compassion makes them alien indeed.
This spiritual dimension addresses the imperative for compassion among all peoples.
Their hold, therefore, is rather upon my compassion and general benevolence, rather than upon my esteem.
They became devoid of mercy, devoid of compassion.
Compassion and kind words will win him over every time.
The fire stokes Leo's passion and compassion.
They wanted to focus on Clark's humanity, his compassion and how Jonathan and Martha raised their son to become a Superman.
But Anderson Cooper, even as a Q, would never be a malicious omnipotent being - no, his legendary compassion would be stirred by the crew's sad fashion plight.
Darkyn didn't have compassion.
Many men are insensitive to a woman's needs, lack insight, are emotionally naive and demonstrate little compassion.
Are you telling me you have no compassion for these people?
This is the first decision he makes motivated by compassion for Verna - all the others are motivated by compassion for Leo.
And all this without bargain or condition, and unconstrained by any motive save His own infinite compassion.
Apart from being inspired by his great heart and immense compassion for these unhappy people, Dr. Rodocanachi was also acting from another impulse.
Man's sin was brought into the presence of infinite holiness, a divine compassion and a perfect redemption.
We are moving toward a universal compassion because, if we do not, we will cause our own extinction.
Above all, Bishop Victor was a man of deep compassion.
compassion fatigue: in Britain today there is a goodwill mountain waiting to be tapped.
We dare not turn our backs on the tender compassion of Jesus.
compassion in farming: We believe that animals have rights and are not industrial products.
compassion for the suffering.
compassion for another human being.
compassion for the real victims.
diminution in the quality of compassion.
Compassionate Conservatism It is easy to have a neat dualism between head and heart, efficiency and compassion, or Conservative and Labor.
The Master accepts things as they are, and out of compassion avoids extravagance, excess and the extremes.
faith-based initiatives, all of you are helping to multiply the compassion of our government.
In Britain today there is no compassion fatigue: in Britain today there is a goodwill mountain waiting to be tapped.
Be sensitive in the way you respond, encourage honesty, integrity, compassion for others.
Compassion - We mean ruthless honesty and tough, direct, caring communication.
inhuman creature of no compassion or compunction.
Fourthly we have seeming lack of compassion for the suffering.
Again, everyone remembers him as the wild-eyed loon, but there has often been a compassion to his work.
so-called mercy killing is in fact rejection, rather than compassion, for the patient.
motivated by compassion, as we have seen (Study 1 ).
In a rare moment of compassion, Lone Wolf rescues a girl who has killed a pimp in self defense.
Long may it be generally thought that physical privations alone merit compassion, and that the rest is a figment.
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scant regard for the feelings of others, he has hardened himself against any feelings of compassion.
Because compassion is considered self-evident as a foundational value, further explanations are rare.
Writer Greg Cullen is a consummate storyteller, and combines hard-hitting contemporary issues of racism and social isolation with compassion and humor.
stultifyy, the mystery of holiness is that the rectitude is combined, not stultified, with compassion.
suffuseunding and suffusing all, warmth and compassion floated, a beautiful compelling brown.
COMPASSION IN WORLD FARMING tea towel @ 150 POINTS A fine Irish linen tea towel showing lots of happy farm animals.
becoming unattached doesn't mean that we have no care, love or compassion.
He hastily flung some brushes into his tool kit, then straightened up and gazed at news undertaker wwe her with deep compassion.
Her community admires her compliance with the ethic of compassion, but she doesn't know a single male vegan within it.
Surely no one with any compassion would want to play voyeur with such disgusting deprivation.
wellspring of compassion.
wild-eyed loon, but there has often been a compassion to his work.
The Nischan-i-Schefakat of Compassion or Benevolence, was instituted for ladies, in three classes, in 1878 by the sultan in honour of the work done for the non-combatant victims of the Russo-Turkish war of 1877 in connexion with the Turkish Compassionate Fund started by the late Baroness Burdett-Coutts.
No comfort that wealth could purchase, no contrivance that womanly ingenuity, set to work by womanly compassion, could devise, was wanting to his sick room.
Christian compassion, like contrition and gratitude, does have an element faintly reminiscent of Schleiermacher 's feeling of absolute dependence.
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A feral being with scant regard for the feelings of others, he has hardened himself against any feelings of compassion.
Surrounding and suffusing all, warmth and compassion floated, a beautiful compelling brown.
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Becoming unattached does n't mean that we have no care, love or compassion.
Her community admires her compliance with the ethic of compassion, but she does n't know a single male vegan within it.
Their eyes encountered, lingered; and the beauty of her gaze seemed to stir him to the very wellspring of compassion.
His language is clear and concise but it evokes compassion and thought in spite of its simplicity.
His gift for clarity makes his poetry ideal for teaching children the fundamentals of poetry while engaging them in exciting tales that build compassion through imagination.
Being able to laugh at yourself is a great gift that promotes compassion, communication and understanding.
This is often done through tithing and church programs, but other charitable acts also demonstrate the same compassion and sharing.
Anger management programs teach respect, manners, compassion, forgiveness, responsibility, and foster positive character development.
Dr. Serena Wadhwa is an expert in stress, burnout, and compassion fatigue management.
She has presented, taught and published articles on these topics and is writing a book on chronic stress, burnout and compassion fatigue for the professional along with a daily stress management technique book.
Mahakala embroidered Billy jeans feature a stitched emblem of the Buddha of compassion and special protector of the Dalai Lamas on the back pocket.
I have compassion for others and for myself, and can get deep into this topic, but I won't here.
Try to do this from a place of compassion rather than frustration or anger.
While the answer to the question "What happened to Amanda Blake?" has a sad ending, she is remembered by many for her screen work as well as her compassion.
Cross-cultural studies show that babies who are held, massaged, carried, rocked, and breast fed grow into less aggressive and violent adults who demonstrate a greater degree of compassion and cooperation.
The situation must be handled with lots of love and compassion.
A figurine of the love goddess, Kwan Yin is often used in homes to symbolize all of the qualities this goddess embodies, which includes compassion and mercy, necessary for love to exist in harmony.
Kuan Yin, The Compassionate Bodhisattva, is the Goddess of love, compassion and mercy.
Pretending to be a doctor can not only make going to the doctor less scary for some children, but it can also teach compassion and caring as a child acts to make a pet better.
No person or relationship will give you more love, compassion, and self-respect than you can give yourself.
They begin to see themselves as independent people who don't have to show their partner compassion or have empathy because they feel that it is understood.
Showing compassion and expressing empathy shows how much you care about the person you are with and keeps that love alive.
The truth is that the ability to own one’s emotions, to be honest with oneself and others and to listen with compassion are great skills for any relationship, mono or poly.
Show genuine compassion for others, particularly when they are in need or distress, and try not to laugh at their misfortunes because this will only provoke a strong rebuke from Scorpio.
A Cancer/Scorpio Match: Cancer is a great match for Scorpio because crabs tend to swim in fairly deep emotional waters themselves, and they also have a lot of compassion for those in need.
While it's true that their inherent compassion can lead them down many different roads, their romantic partners usually love them all the more for it.
This true humanitarian has great compassion for life's struggles.
An Aries parent is often strict, but he also has compassion for what his children are going through.
This is one of Pisces' greatest gifts because people of this sign truly have the compassion to feel empathy for those that suffer.
Kids Care Club -- This non-profit organization helps elementary and middle school children develop compassion and a spirit of charity through a variety of hands-on projects.
Simple gestures such as bedtime storybooks, warm baths, warm meals, taking care of them when they feel unwell will help your kids feel your love and compassion.
In the end, though, the compassion and good spirit of the Care Bears always prevailed.
Actor Ryan Kwanten provides Jason with heart and compassion, two distinct emotions that might otherwise leave Jason flat and clueless.
Leos also possess a significant amount of creativity and compassion, making them perfect candidates for employment in the entertainment industry.
Raising awareness of autism may increase compassion and tolerance for behavioral differences, almost like learning new customs and languages.
Many of the original founding values are still important in the organization today, including fairness, honesty, citizenship, courage, and compassion.
While they follow a similar format as ANTM, watch the American version if you want outrageous drama and, very often, models with large egos and no compassion.
Although they acknowledge a certain "car crash" effect similar to the idea of drivers craning their necks to see a bad accident, they point towards human compassion as the driving force.
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