12 Little Ways 2 Enrich Empathy
I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization. – Roger Ebert
Become sensitive to each child’s feelings of worth and dignity.
Develop an inner-awareness of the thoughts and feelings of others.
Understand how to walk in another’s shoes.
Listen with your heart.
Be touched by the meaning of gratitude and joy.
Enliven your heart muscle.
Be sensitive to the needs of others.
Always look for the goodness in people.
Look for potential in children to help them embrace their life purpose.
Be patient with children and let them move at their own pace, as slow as it may seem to you.
Take time to hear what your child is trying to tell you.
Accept your child exactly where he or she is.