Compassion. Not pity, not anger, not shame, not impatience, not intolerance, not rejection, but compassion is what God, our Father, gives to us. He cares for our pain enough to enter into our world and share it in Jesus.
Father, may my life, my compassion and my ministry reflect your heart for those who need care and protection and love. Give me eyes to see this need more clearly and a heart to responded more certainly so that your love may be demonstrated through me. In the precious name of Jesus I pray,