What Is Empathy? How Does it Lead to Action? (Simplified Service)

Floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, firestorms, mass shootings- we all have probably been feeling some empathy for those poor people affected by the recent disasters in the last couple of months. There have been deaths in our own UU families, serious illness, and even pet losses. Sometimes we feel so much empathy our hearts literally hurt. Is empathy always helpful? Does action need to follow the feelings of empathy? Can you feel too much empathy? Come and discuss these questions and more at our simplified service this week.