NOTE TO SELF: Go back and read this article - http://deeperstory.com/the-c-word/
a portion of the article:
I will live inside my skin, painful though it is. And I will live inside your skin too and together . . . if we’re all living inside each other’s skin? God. It feels like a scourging, but it looks like Christ.
“Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside someone else’s skin. It’s the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too. ” ~ Frederick Buechner
Teach us how to love, Abba