~ “Is Empathy a Liberal Emotion” ~
Empathy is a good thing, right? Listening, feeling, connecting – helping us to be compassionate people, right? Yet, there are those who claim empathy is not a good thing. Feeling other people’s pain hinders us from making good decisions, especially when it comes to society-wide issues. This Sunday we visit Jesus’ decision to feed the multitudes and what role empathy plays in making decisions, personally and corporately.