Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tomorrow's Field Notes Column
"Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day."
-- Karen Armstrong
For this week's column, I share my conversation with Mary Purdy, who is making it her mission to teach children and adults about compassion and develop the skill of caring about each other.
"I'm interested in getting people to make connections with themselves, to reconnect with their basic goodness," Mary told me. "That's when they can recognize the basic goodness in other people."