Reluctantly, I've come to realize that there are some people I just do not like. Oh, I want to. But sometimes it's just not possible. Maybe they're not very warm and fuzzy. Or maybe they always have to do you one better. About everything. You know, if you've been to a performance, they've . . .
In a conversation the other day, I was taken aback to hear a friend speak of another friend with judgment and condemnation. I saw the situation differently. I could imagine the pain our mutual friend was experiencing. The fear.It all seemed so clear to me.But it wasn't to my . . .
My first reaction I am watching someonespin outact outin the toxicity of anger and take along innocent victimsat the threshold of their lives.I know all too wellthe root is buried painlayers of avoidancecreated crazy-with-anger thinkingnot rationalnot helpful not adultI'm sadfirst for the . . .
If you want others to be happy,practice compassionIf you want to be happy,practice compassion.-The Dalai LamaCompassion is in short supply in some places,and I'm not sure why.It's true that the Judeo-Christian ethic usesthe very misunderstood "an eye for an eye"as a reason to not feel . . .
I was out getting a sandwich for my husband in our new neighborhood the other day and noticed an elderly, dirty, homeless man sitting with a sign that said "Need money, food."He wasn't one of the professional beggars we see around town, the ones that make upwards of $40K on the street. He was . . .