For True Father, compassion means loving one’s enemy: “As in the example of Jesus Christ, we must not hate our enemies or hate the power [of Satan] coming from the opposition group, …but we must be compassionate toward the people …We must not try to repel their power or deny them but be compassionate to them and try to win their hearts. So somebody may spit at you, maybe someone will hit you, but you must smile at them and bless them.”
Be patient and meek, love life, your entire life up to this hour.
“Be patient. Be patient and meek, love life, your entire life up to this hour. That is God’s way. …be unselfish; that’s the key. Let us be humble, and let us be meek. We must not be boastful. We must be humble and meek in front of everyone.”
True Mother embodies Father’s words. She is like Moses, “very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.” How many women bear fourteen children? She offered her body totally, and then, from 1990, she was touring the world, addressing crowds into the tens of thousands, speaking to members early in the morning, embracing dignitaries of all races, religions and political persuasions, traveling without rest. Between 1990 and 2012, she delivered 444 public addresses, and she attended True Father on hundreds more. Take my word; those tours were incomparably exhausting.
That’s what I find among those around True Parents: incredible humility.
No thirst for glory, wealth or power can motivate such sacrifice; only love. True Father said, “You must witness to people without self-centered desire. You must witness to people just because you like them. …Your eyes must love to see people. Your eyes should not try to see bad things about them. Your eyes must see goodness even in bad people. …When you like to serve the whole, …and you try to be positive at all times in all situations, then you will automatically become a happy person. The Kingdom of Heaven begins from you.”
True Mother says deservedly, “peace starts with me.” Positive, happy, seeing good in all people including those who spit at her or hit her, True Mother is patient and meek, authentically loving the life God has granted her. This is her glory, wealth and power.
(Citations: “Let Us Turn This Historical Moment into Great Victory,” September 8, 1974 p. 6; “Let Us Establish the Kingdom of Heaven!” January 1, 1975, p. 5; Numbers 12:3. The number of True Mother’s speeches is my count from Chambumo Gyeong’s chronology.)