Our Shared Humanity ~ Pema Chödron

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.


Pema Chödron

from the book The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times


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