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Day Seven of Week 3: Malchut of Tiferet

Day Seven of Week 3: Malchut of Tiferet

21st Day of the Omer

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Examine the dignity of your compassion. For compassion to be complete (and enhance the other six aspects of compassion) it must recognize and appreciate individual sovereignty. It should boost self-esteem and cultivate human dignity. Both your own dignity and the dignity of the one benefiting from your compassion. Is my compassion expressed in a dignified manner? Do I manifest and emphasize majesty in my compassion? Does it elicit dignity in others? Do I recognize the fact that when I experience compassion as dignified it will reflect reciprocally in the one who receives compassion?

Exercise for the day: Rather than just giving them charity help them help themselves in a fashion that strengthens their dignity.

From A Spiritual Guide to the Omer by Simon Jacobson
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YoshiYah David Texas April 25, 2015

Thank you, Simon. This is most helpful:-J Reply

Anonymous April 24, 2015

Great one! Thanks for posting! Reply

Chaya Bluma Israel May 6, 2014

It is meaningful to me that this is the count for Israel's Independence Day. Today I will focus on treating each person with the respectful compassion I myself desire. May ahavat chinam speedily be pervasive! Reply

miryam May 5, 2014

Thank you for your deeper teachings on compassion Reply

Marty Dee crediton, uk April 27, 2012

compassion the essence of generosity is to allow the self to dissolve and be solely conccerned for the other. Love is about having the guts to say that there is no limit to the possibilties of goodwill that can be created out of simple acts of generosity. Money has to learn to re-value itself so the coin is not the matter but the act of giving without thought of return!!!! Reply

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