We live in a hurting world. Children are hungry, orphaned, living in fear. Countries are ravaged by civil wars. People are sold into slavery. But you do not have to look far to find people in need. You may not be able to end world poverty or stop a war, but you can feed a hungry man or teach a questioning child. A life of compassion begins at home. The following are some ideas on how today—in your own community—you can begin living a compassionate lifestyle.