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May 2014

 

 October 1, 2017

The Contours of Compassion
Susan Yarbrough

 

We've often heard that love makes the world go'round. More likely, however, it is compassion - a deep stirring of the heart - that leads to small and large actions to walk with others in their joys and sorrows. On Sunday, let's reflect together on the inner sources and outer expressions of our compassion as individuals and as a church body, the limits of compassion, and how to refill our own spiritual wells when compassion fatigue overtakes us.

 
 October 8, 2017

Doing the Work of Love
Rev. Dr. Daniel O’Connell

 

For some of us, compassion has always come easy and it is a strength we use in moderation. Others of us suffer from "compassion fatigue" and find ourselves becoming more uncaring than we'd like. And how do we muster compassion for people who really, really don't "deserve" it?