God” (Boyle 62). Compassion is described as “total, unflinching love for other people, the kind modeled by Jesus Christ during his time on earth.” Father Greg uses Jesus’s compassion as a model for all things in life.
For instance my pa’ Beto, always thanks to God for the hardships in his life because, he said that through them he was closer to heaven. As well the good times he called a gift from the above. My grandpa was always there to help the less fortunate, this was a way for him to showed that every human is valuable and worth of living, my grandpa, always tried to find the goodness in all people, because we are all represent Jesus Christ on
But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins” (Matthew 6:14-15). 6. Service – I value my service to God as I help my community by helping one person at the
God wants His followers to help the poor, to give and not receive. “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.” –Charles Dickens. God commands us to be friendly to everyone, even our enemies. Orphans and widows need to be looked after too.
Some people may say that light will always have an opposite, darkness. Someone will always have a selfish desire that ends up hurting other people. In Frankenstein, he approaches the old man, who is blind, and confesses to him that he is the one who has been doing all of the nice deeds for the family. He asks for the comfort of their home and not to be afraid of him. The rest of the family comes home and sees the huge, scary creature with their father.
He took on the trail of Tom Robinson because no one else would. Atticus is always giving his children really good advice and his advice comes from example. He respects elders regardless of the ignorance they show this is why he is honorable. From the defending of Tom Robinson to his gentle affirmation that he must do the right thing despite of the odds, Atticus truly advises his children by example. He treats his children with respect of fairness and logic and he guides them through their mistakes.
Atticus, he was real nice…” Atticus followed with “ Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” (323) Atticus is showing how a lot of people are nice and have a really good heart if you just give them a chance, if you hear what they have to say and you really listen. Once again atticus was a big influence and hero to his children and he really changed how they viewed society. Atticus is a hero in “To Kill a Mockingbird”, it can clearly be seen by the things he says to his kids, how he raised his kids, and how he treated the Tom Robinson case for his time period.
Many of the characters express lust for others, however, they lack the true feeling of love. Nick proves his compassion and care for others in his loyalty to Jay Gatsby. Without truly meeting him, Nick is willing to carry out a favor for Gatsby, no questions asked, as he recognizes the importance of helping others. He is often there for Gatsby, not only physically, but also emotionally, when he needs it most. It is due to Nick’s genuine empathy, humanity, and kindness that readers are able to better identify with him, and use him as a moral
”- Romans 1:16-17 I believe that Jesus died on the cross. I believe that he died on the cross to save us from our sins. I believe that Jesus did have human feelings and did ask the Lord to help and take away the pain. Jesus asked to not go to the cross
In the book, "Tattoos on the Heart, The Power of Boundless Compassion" by Gregory Boyle, has so many fascinating stories of Mr. Boyle's personal life helping gang members through the word of God or by Homeboy Industries. Father Boyle, himself is a really interesting person because within this book he talks about many people who go have these stories of neglect, loss, pain, and he helps them by doing what he knows, which was helping those in need through his faith. Also, the people's stories he elaborates on, connects to many characteristics like: gladness, success, kinship, and resilience. Due to that, whether we can relate to the problem or not, we have some sort of empathy towards the person because when someone is feeling lost, we can understand
Chaim Potok’s The Chosen is a book that is not characterized by its suspenseful plots nor rich dialogue; instead, it conveys powerful the powerful themes are friendship and self-identity through subtle interactions between characters and by intertwining events in history to further develop the story (Chosen). The Chosen explores the unlikely friendship between two Jewish boys: Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders. Reuven is an Orthodox Jew raised by his scholarly father and writer, David Malter. He has a very warm relationship with his father. This is contrasted by Danny's strained relationship with his father, Rabbi Isaac Saunders, also known as Reb Saunders, who is a stubborn and intolerant leader of his congregation of Hasidic Jews.
What’s the importance of being in a loving community? A community is something that most people want. It gives those people who need it most a home away from home. In The Outsiders there are two preeminent communities, the greasers and the Socs, but what’s the huge deal about these communities? What is the importance of having a loving community?
Compassion is a major recurring theme in the book, I Will Always Write Back. Martin and Caitlin had grown so close through those letters that they were family to each other; she was worried and frightened for him whenever Martin was facing a financial issue, and cheering up and down when things were looking up for him. Caitlin’s concern for Martin was the true source of her determination that was necessary to change his life. Without compassion, he would still be living in Chisamba Singles, working all day in order to help support his family. When they first started writing to one another, Martin never wrote about how impoverished he was, because he was worried that Caitlin would react negatively to it.