Compassion also brings us into the territory of mystery — encouraging us not just to see beauty, but perhaps also to look for the face of God in the moment of suffering, in the face of a stranger, in the face of the vibrant religious other.

Krista Tippett

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About This Quote

“Reconnecting with Compassion.” [email protected] Nov. 2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Reconnecting with Compassion." [email protected] Nov. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by journalist Krista Tippett is from Tippett's 2010 TED Talk about compassion, and how we can reconnect with this virtue in our daily lives. According to this quote, compassion can give us insight into things we don't understand -- such as suffering and people who are different from us. Watch the full TED Talk here: Krista Tippett - Reconnecting with Compassion