Word of the Day: Compathy
1) feelings, as happiness or grief, shared with another or others.
2) shared feeling (as of joy or sorrow).
Etymology: com + pathy
The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing… not healing, not curing… that is a friend who cares.