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Practicing Compassion

Practicing Compassion

by Frank Rogers

"This is not just a book to read; it's a quest to undertake—slowly, page by page. Above all, the pilgrimage will teach you how to rekindle compassion for the Divine, for yourself, and for others." —Philip Clayton, author of In Quest of Freedom

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About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Through rich and moving stories of people from various faiths, Frank Rogers shows readers how to practice compassion in a hurting world.

Read an Excerpt: Practicing Compassion

Read an Excerpt: Practicing Compassion

The path of compassion offers an antidote to the self-hatred that consumes us. It invites us into a relationship with ourselves that truly knows ourselves as beloved; that holds our own shadows, shames, and internal furies with empathic understanding and healing love.

Praise for Practicing Compassion

Praise for Practicing Compassion

"Frank Rogers' deeply sensitive work has the capacity to restore relationships and organizations." —Rev. Dr. Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, Claremont School of Theology.

Try the Compassion Practice Sample Exercise

Try the Compassion Practice Sample Exercise

Within the messiness of our lives, the Compassion Practice offers us a way to resuscitate and sustain our capacities for care and connection.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Radical Compassion and Fat Souls

Radical Compassion and Fat Souls

Bruce Epperly

I have learned that when I compassionately and mindfully let go of my agenda to open to the joy and pain of others, I experience a new and deeper energy. I have lost my “self” – the small and protective self- and discovered a much larger self, indeed a spirit as large as the planet.

Practicing Compassion: A Buddhist Response

Practicing Compassion: A Buddhist Response

Justin Whitaker

The goal of practicing compassion is to simply become fully who we are, or at least capable of being as humans.

Some Transcendent Advice

Some Transcendent Advice

Amber M. Stamper

This is a text that is, at the very least, a reminder of the value of love towards others and a source of encouragement for expressing this love with more intention and focus. And certainly there is room for one more text promoting such a noble ideal on our shelves.

Join the Roundtable Discussion

Join the Roundtable Discussion

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Patheos Exclusive Chat: Practicing Compassion in a Violent World

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