It seems that when some people talk of compassion, they have the notion that it entails a total disregard or even a sacrificing of one’s own interests. This is not the case. In fact, genuine love should first be directed at oneself – if we do not love ourselves, how can we love others?~ HH Dalai Lama ~
This seems to be my latest lesson. Service without self-forgetting. That's a challenge for an enneagram 8.
I must say...I like it.