compassion 7: the limits of human compassion

In his research on empathy and decision-making, Dr. Paul Slovic studies the limits of human compassion.  What happens when we encounter a single person in need?  What about when we encounter multiple people?  How far does human empathy tend to reach?  In today's homily, Pastor Kari Lipke makes connections between his research, today's healing story from Luke 7:11-17, and our vocation as Christians.  How do we become more compassionate?  What do we do when we reach our natural human limitations? 



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