And they (Jacob's brothers) said one to another,
we are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that
we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us,
and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come
When recently have I seen a soul in anguish? How did I respond
and why did I respond that way?
I am ready with God's help to respond to the pain of others.
Lord God, I pray that you will forgive me for all the times I have refused to hear with
empathy the needs of other people. Please help me to listen with your love.