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Daily Lift #916

Have A Compassionate Eye

When you watch other people, what you see depends on what is important to you at the time. A barber will notice styles and quality of haircuts. A tailor will notice clothing. A salesman will notice potential customers. A critical person will notice what is wrong. And a compassionate person will notice opportunities to be compassionate.

Be compassionate. This elevates you greatly.

(From Rabbi Pliskin's book Kindness)

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) , July 3, 2010 1:41 AM

Rabby´s Pliskins articles which I read often,give me strengh to start each day, and make me see life in a positiv way.Thank you, Erika Segall

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