I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it.
We know that compassion means to feel for someone who is hurting beyond just sympathy. To truly feel compassion, we need to connect with others on a deeper level. Think of someone who is hurting. Go to them and get to know them and their problem. Offer them compassion – not just sympathy.
Thanksgiving. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and God of all encouragement, who encourages us in our every affliction, so that we may be able to encourage those who are in any affliction with the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged by God.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4