Docsplainin' -- it's what I do

Docsplainin'--it's what I do.
After all, I'm a doc, aren't I?

Saturday, August 14, 2010


In you are here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment, Thich Nhat Hanh writes,
To me, the definition of hell is simple. It is a place where there is no understanding and no compassion. We have all been to hell. . . If there is compassion, then hell ceases to be hell. You can generate this compassion yourself. If you can bring a little compassion to this place, a little bit of understanding, it ceases to be hell.
Then he writes what, to me, is the perfect definition of the psychotherapist's job:

"Your practice consists in generating compassion and understanding and bringing them to hell."
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