Friday, June 14, 2013

Compassion for Others

Hello everyone!  I think compassion for others is such a beautiful thing...among humans and the animal kingdom!  The video I have chosen for this post is a great example of compassion for others.  You will see some sheep trying to help a bird.  They are very gentle and encouraging.  The clip is just one minute long.  Enjoy!

The photos I am sharing today are ones I took on a nature park walk.  As usual I don't know what the flowers are called but I found them pretty.  You just need to click on the images to see a larger view.

A pair of Canada geese.  I have been using the zoom feature on my camera in order to give any wildlife plenty of space.  :) 

Quote:  Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.  Without them, humanity cannot survive.
- Dalai Lama XIV, The Art of Happiness

Quote:  Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself will not find peace.
- Albert Schweitzer 

Thank you all so much for visiting me here!  I always appreciate and enjoy reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share by clicking on the 'comments' link at the end of my post.


  1. A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel. - Proverbs 12:10

  2. I love your quotes today. We have many of these sweet little flowers around here, and I do not know what they are, either!!! Good thing to use a zoom on the geese!

  3. Animals are often kinder to each other than humans. We should be taking lessons! Beautiful pictures and video - they relax our soul and cause us to look at the beauty of this magnificent creation we call HOME!!!

  4. Amen. Thanks

    ALOHA from Honolulu
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  5. i love the generous and open-hearted sentiments you express in your posts. i have to encounter a lot of brusqueness and cruelty and coldness in my work, so it's very uplifting to read your blog posts and be reminded that there are many kind-hearted people too in this world :D

  6. Lovely post, thanks for sharing :)

  7. Love the video, and the pics were great. Only wish man-kind were so loveable instead of war mongering.

  8. Encouraging video and wonderful pictures my friend!

  9. Those flowers are lovely and as always, the geese are great!

  10. Anyway, very nice of the sheep, Linda. It's a pity that they couldn't help...
    Lovely flowers !

  11. Now I want to know what happened to that bird!! Cute video!
    Wishing you a happy weekend!

  12. Ciertamente el vídeo es aleccionador para los bípedos implumes que se consideran superiores a las demás especies. Un abrazo,

    Certainly the video is instructive for featherless bipeds who consider themselves superior to other species. A hug,

  13. An interesting video that reflects the goodness of the animal world.
    The gorgeous photos.

  14. The video shows you good feelings of animals.
    Lovely flowers but do not know.
    I wish you good weekend.
    A kiss.

  15. Lovely video, looks very windy there. The flowers, are they wild primroses? I hopped to you from Jim, at Ocean Breezes.Lovely quote, so true. Greetings from Jean

  16. Sheep do seem to be compassionate Linda, a few months ago we freed a sheep whose leg was caught in a fence. As it returned to the flock it was soon surrounded by the others checking it out.

    Nice photos

  17. This is lovely, Linda. We could learn from these sheep.
    Those flowers are Primula and they can and do spread around.

  18. Oh Gee....Such a touching video...they were genuinely concerned for the little seems towards the end the one sheep was looking at the camera person to help. I use my zoom too. :) Flowers are so hard not to photograph especially in the spring.

  19. Anonymous1:55 AM

    Your blog posts always make me happy. Thanks for that. I love your photo of the geese! The reflection of the sky in the water is just gorgeous. Thank-you for sharing those quotes too.


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