We often see children or animals in the news who are struggling and suffering. Instantly, the compassion pours out for them. It seems natural and automatic to do so. And in all actuality, everything on the planet is truly worthy of compassion. However, we are not always willing to freely hand out this beautiful expression of love and connectedness to everyone. In our minds, some are worthy of our compassion and others are not. So, the question is: Why aren’t we compassionate to everyone and everything equally across the board?