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The end times will be marked by acts of unfathomable compassion?

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posted on Sep, 7 2009 @ 04:15 PM
I heard this quote somewhere, maybe on here as a sig line.

It's funny, because not long before I read it, I was thinking how once we bring the tyrants down, we will more than likely be shockingly merciful to them, while still humbling them, even after knowing they're guilty of unspeakable crimes on a scale never before heard of.

This will, I think, mark a paradigm shift and people will become far more compassionate and forgiving in general. What do you think?

posted on Sep, 7 2009 @ 04:41 PM
I certainly hope so. For a long time I harboured feelings of hostility towards people who had wronged me in the past. My mother amongst many others.

Recently I have felt less animosity towards these people and in fact, feel compassion and even guilt, for ignoring them or making them feel guilty. I don't know if this is a "sign of the times", or maybe I am just maturing and putting things behind me.

I know that these "acts of forgiveness" don't necessarily qualify as "unfathomable compassion" they are a sign of how I am changing and maybe the world will too.

Maybe someday I'll actually be able to pick up the phone and call her, especially since we live in the same city and I haven't spoken to her in over 10 years.

posted on Sep, 7 2009 @ 06:30 PM
reply to post by red_leader

Why wait? There is no promise that tommorrow will come. It can
never be too early. If you need a conversation opener try something
like " I know our relationship has had it's problems. I know that there
must have been some things that I had done and I wanted to apologize.
It's been weighing down my heart and I wanted to tell you lest I never
get the chance".

Really, what's the worst that can happen? Not talk for another 10
years? I know that the conversation can possibly turn bad. If that
should happen you need to gently stop and tell her that you didn't want
to say anytihing negative.

Don't think about it - just do it. If it goes wrong hang up. I don't
think you have anything to lose. I treasure every day my mother
is still alive, I wish it could be the same for you.

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