Compassion & Religion at Their Best

One of the most powerful moments in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables (perhaps in all of literature) is when the convict Jean Valijean’s very nature is transformed by the irrational compassion and kindness of Bishop Myriel.

In an example of life imitating art, and of comassion and religion at their best, check out the story of 92-year-old Pauline Jacobi who was robbed at gun point and was able to move her attacker to tears by speaking to his soul. Watch the video, it is worth it.

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