# 3. Dare To Be Yourself!
“Dare to be yourself.”
André Gide, French author
“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”
John Lubbock, British banker, politician, naturalist and archaeologist
This is one of the many things that truly marks out Pope Francis.
Pope Francis’ compassionate nature was poignantly captured in this image of him tenderly comforting a sick man by kissing him on the head.
Pope Francis (R) caresses a sick person in Saint Peter’s Square at the end of his General Audience in Vatican City, 06 November 2013.
Though the man’s face was disfigured, the Pope laid his hands on his head and screwed his eyes up tightly in prayer. Earlier in his general address, he asked the assembled crowd to pray for a sick little girl that he had just met.
Pope Francis (R) hugs a sick person in Saint Peter’s Square at the end of his General Audience in Vatican City, 06 November 2013.