Everyone has a past and, for most of us, that past includes life-changing pain and sorrow.

Like dents in a new car, these experiences can change us forever making it harder to connect with others in love and harmony.

We know about our own past challenges and their impact on who we are but we often forget to take into account the weight of the baggage others carry.

Today, let’s be compassionate to the scratches and dents past struggles have left on those around us and, in the process, practice compassion and open pathways to deeper connection and understanding.

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