On Love And Compassion…

Why should we want to help our enemies or to give them happiness?

Here are various useful ideas to consider.

One approach is to think that the harm they have done us is, in fact, the result of our own past negative actions through which we have set ourselves up as a target for their harm.

We could also consider how those who harm us are totally driven by their disturbing emotions.

If someone in our family, someone we love dearly, becomes insane and tries to harm us, we wouldn’t think of taking revenge but would try to help them regain a normal state of mind. Living beings are crazed by their disturbing emotion sometimes.

Those who harm us are in particular need of our love and compassion.

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