Tag Archives: Compassion

Compassion as the Cure

I posted an image on Facebook with the words, “Compassion leads us to understanding,” and was caught off guard by one of the responses I received. It said simply, “does it?” At first I was unsure what to say, or … Continue reading

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Pain on Repeat… acknowledging a need for change

The events in Orlando, Florida on Sunday, June 12, 2016, rocked the nation and left a community of people feeling unsettled and betrayed. I spoke with a dear friend who is part of the LGBT community.  She shared that the … Continue reading

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The Beauty and Power of Acknowledgment

Each soul on this planet has a simple desire at its core… to have its existence validated. It seems simple enough, the desire to be seen and heard, yet it holds tremendous power. To be acknowledged brings a sense of … Continue reading

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Legacy of Love

Love’s Symphony In the twilight of my grief I heard your love like a symphony Through missing pieces of my heart Each note carrying a different part And as these notes rose through the night Love’s music filled the cracks … Continue reading

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Will You Answer the Call?

I had always wondered what people experienced when they said that they had a “calling” or had been “called by God” (or any other Divine Entity for that matter). I would try and imagine if it was like a phone … Continue reading

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Death and Regret

  I found myself sitting by her bedside, quiet, sad, and yet trying to put on a good face for her.  She is my grandmother.  94 years old, formerly full of life and full of pride in her appearance, now … Continue reading

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Compassion and the Begging Man

Every day that I drive past this particular spot there is a man that stands on the corner.  He holds a cardboard sign which talks of peace and human connection and compassion.  He is there every day, rain or shine.  … Continue reading

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