Daily Archives: January 13, 2014

Word of the Week: Compassion

CompassionSeveral years ago, I heard a story that came out of the Special Olympics in Seattle. Nine contestants, all physically or mentally handicapped, assembled at the starting line to run the 100 yard dash.

The gun sounded.  And off they went!  Well, not exactly in a dash!  But with a zest and enthusiasm to run the race.  However, one little boy stumbled and fell.  As he tumbled to the track, he began to cry.  The other eight heard him. Stopped.  And slowly returned.  Continue reading


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