True empathy is allowing for only Self-Love

“Think not that happiness is found by following a road leading away from it”. (ACIM) All suffering is based on the illusion that separation from Love is possible, which it is not. But the belief that it is possible to live without acknowledging Love as one's Source causes great suffering. At the root of suffering … Continue reading True empathy is allowing for only Self-Love

The illusion of empathy

One cannot “save another” through identification with shared misery. Two times the misery cannot equate to one being less miserable. One cannot help ease another by imagining their pain and “feeling” it oneself; thus, empathy in this manner can only delay healing all around. Ego loves misery, not Self. Empathy can be an illusion that … Continue reading The illusion of empathy