Even if for whom one has cared as lovingly as one’s own child regards one as an enemy, to cherish that person as dearly as a mother does an ailing child is the Bodhisattvas’ practice.
A bodhisattva’s practice is, even if a person
Whom we’ve taken care of, cherishing him like our own child,
Were to regard us as his enemy, to have special affection for him,
Like a mother toward her child stricken with an illness.
– The Berzin Archives Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices
(Bodhisattva — In Tibetan Buddhism, a Bodhisattva is anyone who is motivated by compassion and seeks enlightenment not only for him/herself but also for everyone…)