The Secret Story
Everybody has one, it’s an inner world that is traveled alone … a secret story, a silent struggle, a quiet victory, a private war. When we awaken, we recognize that the private sufferings and triumphs of another being are unseen and untold stories, and in that awakening we develop compassion and tolerance that leads to generosity of spirit.
Scroll down and watch the short video produced by the Cleveland Clinic as an example of their regard for empathy.
The camera wanders and shows the inner lives of people around us as they do their daily tasks. Most of it is set in a hospital, where there is so much worry, sadness, some joy, bad news, good news, no news, anxiety, fear — as in real life, but perhaps magnified.
Watch and share, however, be forewarned it may cause misty eyes …
A profound look at life, in 4 minutes.
We’ve all BEEN there … experienced at least one of these people’s lives. It is a profound reminder that we ALL have our story; others have theirs.
Treat others with courtesy, with compassion, with respect.