Frustration Teaches Me True Compassion

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About a year ago while visiting my brother’s family I went to a store to help my niece buy a backpack for school. She picked out one with wheels that the “big kids used” but this idea was quickly shut down by her mother.

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Frustration Teaches Me True Humility

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During my young adult years whenever a person asked how I was doing my response would always be “fine” even if it wasn’t true. This is actually common practice while making small talk [1] but this response had dealt with my view of humility.

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