From March 27, 2020

Nurse Rose had been in my office for about 30 minutes discussing problem she had with a member of the staff. The meeting ending around 3:30pm. I walked with Rose as she returned to the clinic and I was headed downstairs to find a kid to help me distribute apples. When I open the door, we could hear screaming coming from the clinic.


From March 26, 2020

Over the last twenty years, in my books, films, and talks, I can’t begin to imagine how many times I discussed compassion and its root meaning. The word means “to suffer with.” This deeper meaning of the word struck me with new force yesterday morning as I was driving the malnourished infant and her mother and aunt to the Missionaries of Charity.

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