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Compassion, Like Hunger, Has No Shut-Off Valve

November 18, 2015

Compassion

Compassion seems popular this time of year. We tend to share our abundance with those less fortunate in the form of donations to shelters and food banks. Why is it that we only tend to take this action predominantly in November and December? People are hungry and homeless all year round. I don’t have a definitive answer for this question, but I my cynicism says that it has something to do with obtaining tax deductions. I think we need to think and move beyond tax donations and look to the need of others as our first priority.  We need Continue reading