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Spread Compassion Around

  • 2013 3 Jun
Spread Compassion Around

I’ve become more aware of suffering that is taking place all around me. If you’re like me, you know of loved ones who are struggling—perhaps with illness, financial worries, marital challenges. While it is tempting to hide away from these problems, God calls us to be people of compassion. Scripture tells us, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our afflictions, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort which we ourselves are comforted by God” (2 Corinthians 1:3-4). 

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!