Here is the appropriate definition from the Oxford English Dictionary: pitiful, A. Could you take a little time on your way into our out of a mall to open doors for people? Within another, Lady Bird throws herself from the moving vehicle and ends up with a broken arm. This is the core of what we at Gerris do to get through thousands of every day, day after day. The framework of thought in this quotation is definitely Christian. I know these are the words, but what is the actual message or emotion they are conveying.
I was just in their way at that moment. Smart move with the patient who was angry. If Plato also said this, it's a coincidence. How can I help you? She returns to Julie the love story between female friends recalls the brilliant Gerwig-acted film Frances Ha , whom she unjustly cast away earlier. The Golden Globes woefully omitted Gerwig from the Best Director consideration, I imagine, erroneously interpreting the tight filmmaking as bug rather than feature. Try not to post only a quote description or just the origin of the quote.
Then, late one night, high on infatuation and youthful rebellion, she sneaks through the house past curfew and fights with her mother about trivial matters, oblivious to her father having just been laid off. There is no need to compare struggles nor does it profit any of us to believe that our burdens are more than the suffering others bear. Kindness and empathy are somewhere within human nature, though too often not the dominant trait, alas. Not that these pains have been internal, but these are the pains which have prevented me from knowing a person as to who they really are, the life they have led and the impact they can create in our life and above all the inspiration they can create for us. It was during this period of his life that he wrote the poem. Is that the proper time to give someone a hard time, or should you have pity on them, and be kind? Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In his eulogy for his father, George H.
A significant number of people I know have been struggling with one issue or another in their lives. I am in a better place to listen and understand where they are coming from and am able to appreciate a person beyond the guards we all have. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Money doesn't insulate you from all of problems. I worked in a drug and alcohol and mental health clinic once.
I certainly wouldn't call myself a student of Greek history or anything, but doesn't cite a record, and this doesn't sound like the Plato I learned about. And when this occurs to us we are moved to deal kindly with him, to bid him be of good cheer, to let him understand that we are also fighting a battle; we are bound not to irritate him, nor press hardly upon him nor help his lower self. Instead, Christ humbled himself to the level of a servant. But what if we contributed to their demise? Current quotes, historic quotes, movie quotes, song lyric quotes, game quotes, book quotes, tv quotes or just your own personal gem of wisdom. Being kind has no bounds. Which I then very loudly gave the guy a piece of my mind.
While we thus reject all of which we can entertain the smallest doubt, and even imagine that it is false, we easily indeed suppose that there is neither God, nor sky, nor bodies, and that we ourselves even have neither hands nor feet, nor, finally, a body; but we cannot in the same way suppose that we are not while we doubt of the truth of these things; for there is a repugnance in conceiving that what thinks does not exist at the very time when it thinks. These four points, by the way, are the celebrated Four Noble Truths taught by the Buddha. Yes, we need to be gregarious. Question: This question is from Glossolalia Black. J is a dedicated runner as well as a pilot who flies his Piper Cherokee Arrow throughout Florida.
If it were, some people would be seeking out pancreatic cancer. We need to sit on a meditation cushion, get in your best Lotus Position, and repeat after me: be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle, be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle, be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. The citations below are a select subset in reverse-chronological order. He affirms that all of us are the decision-makers in our lives. And that can make the minor effort seem very worth while. None of these people had a personal problem with me, it was the circumstances of their life that had overwhelmed them.
I wish more of us took the time to start our days as you do! I think something very powerful that came out of the exercise was when I compared my response to each of these situations. J, a maxillofacial surgeon living in Florida. Henley was fighting a hard battle himself, and his poem depicts his own unconquered and indomitable strong-willed spirit. I missed out on the richness of how they have led their lives and if there is something I can learn and implement in mine. Everything else is on them.
Yes, we get so tied up with our own complex busy lives and sorrows that we forget to reach out to others we meet every single day. In reality, they were struggling with anxiety and panic attacks, combined with feelings of worthlessness. I should still be kind just as Christ is kind to me in my battles. So what can we do as a culture to remedy this? Other people are the arbiters of your reputation. In the quote, MacLaren urges people to be compassionate to one another using the now uncommon meaning of the word pitiful. And, if in doubt and you need to use the internet because you are too lazy to read a book, then use scholar. The long and short of the story is that two of us were 4 feet from the shore having fun, when we were dragged under the water, eventually surfacing 50 feet from shore.