No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.

Catherine Pulsifer
A thermopolium, a sort of Roman street “fast-food” counter unearthed from the ancient city of #Pompeii, in #Italy. (Luigi Spina / AFP / Getty Images)
A thermopolium, a sort of Roman street “fast-food” counter unearthed from the ancient city of Pompeii, in Italy. (Luigi Spina / AFP / Getty Images)
Members of a training club after cold-water dip in Lenin Square, in #Novosibirsk, #Russia. (Kirill Kukhmar / Tass)
Members of a training club after cold-water dip in Lenin Square, in Novosibirsk, Russia. (Kirill Kukhmar / Tass)
Israeli border police watch Palestinians planting olive saplings on Palestinian land near an Israeli settlement outpost, west of Salfit in the center of the occupied #WestBank, #Palestine. (AFP)
Israeli border police watch Palestinians planting olive saplings on Palestinian land near an Israeli settlement outpost, west of Salfit in the center of the occupied West Bank, Palestine. (AFP)
Soldiers and police officers escort a delivery van transporting the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech #COVID19 #vaccine at the Military College in Mexico City, #Mexico. (Reuters)
Soldiers and police officers escort a delivery van transporting the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Military College in Mexico City, Mexico. (Reuters)
An aerial view shows lines of freight lorries and heavy goods vehicles parked on the tarmac at Manston Airport near Ramsgate, south east England as the #Brexit contingency plan "Operation Fennel" was activated early to cope with lorries waiting to depart the #UK. (AFP)
An aerial view shows lines of freight lorries and heavy goods vehicles parked on the tarmac at Manston Airport near Ramsgate, south east England as the Brexit contingency plan “Operation Fennel” was activated early to cope with lorries waiting to depart the UK. (AFP)
A cat licks a dog at an animal shelter built by the Syrian Organisation for the Rescue of Animals (SORA) in the village of #Azmarin, #Syria. (AFP)
A cat licks a dog at an animal shelter built by the Syrian Organisation for the Rescue of Animals (SORA) in the village of Azmarin, Syria. (AFP)
A scout band parades in front of the Church of the Nativity during #Christmas celebrations in the Biblical city of #Bethlehem, #Palestine. (Hazem Bader / AFP / Getty Images)
A scout band parades in front of the Church of the Nativity during Christmas celebrations in the Biblical city of Bethlehem, Palestine. (Hazem Bader / AFP / Getty Images)
Anthony #Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gestures after receiving his first dose of the #Covid19 #vaccine, in #Maryland, #US. (Patrick Semansky / AFP / Getty Images)
Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, gestures after receiving his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, in Maryland, US. (Patrick Semansky / AFP / Getty Images)
A vigil with lights and candles to highlight the damage and casualties caused by the Houthi movement’s hostilities, in #Taiz, #Yemen. (Abdulnasser Alseddiki / IMAGESLIVE / Zuma Wire / Rex / Shutterstock)
A vigil with lights and candles to highlight the damage and casualties caused by the Houthi movement’s hostilities, in Taiz, Yemen. (Abdulnasser Alseddiki / IMAGESLIVE / Zuma Wire / Rex / Shutterstock)
A man dressed as #Santa Claus arrives to distribute toys to children living in an impoverished neighbourhood in the southern city of #Basra, #Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP / Getty Images)
A man dressed as Santa Claus arrives to distribute toys to children living in an impoverished neighbourhood in the southern city of Basra, Iraq. (Hussein Faleh / AFP / Getty Images)
A #woman wearing a face mask walks on the snow-covered area of the Red Square, #Moscow, #Russia. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images)
A woman wearing a face mask walks on the snow-covered area of the Red Square, Moscow, Russia. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP / Getty Images)
A volunteer wearing protective clothing prepares a grave for a person who died from #coronavirus at a cemetery on the outskirts of #Ghaemshahr, #Iran. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP)
A volunteer wearing protective clothing prepares a grave for a person who died from coronavirus at a cemetery on the outskirts of Ghaemshahr, Iran. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP)
Emergency personnel work in downtown #Nashville after a large explosion destroyed several buildings on #Christmas morning in what local police said was an ‘intentional act’, in #Tennessee, #US. (Mark Humphrey / AP)
Emergency personnel work in downtown Nashville after a large explosion destroyed several buildings on Christmas morning in what local police said was an ‘intentional act’, in Tennessee, US. (Mark Humphrey / AP)
A nurse holds an 11-day-old baby boy infected with #Covid19 at the intensive care unit in #Istanbul, #Turkey. (Emrah Gürel / AP)
A nurse holds an 11-day-old baby boy infected with Covid-19 at the intensive care unit in Istanbul,Turkey. (Emrah Gürel / AP)
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