Compassion Meditation During a Pandemic

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Given the times we are in, perhaps I should start with a joke: a woman hosts a costume party in her home where everyone is supposed to show up dressed as an emotion. The woman is shocked when she opens her front door and her friend is completely naked, except for a pear around his penis. “Larry! What are you supposed to be?” she exclaims. “What?” he says, “It’s not obvious? I’m fucking ‘dis pear!” Needless to say…