Tag: kindness

courage and it’s companion – pain

Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  – Socrates I watched and listened to and Demi Lovato’s performance on the Grammy Awards the day following the performance. Listening to the lyrics, the simple music accompanying her voice, and feeling the… Continue Reading “courage and it’s companion – pain”

sitting in darkness

  The world feels very dark to me these days. My concerns are many and my feelings…raw. I look at the trees, slowly changing color, and realize that nature in the northern hemisphere is moving through shorter days and longer nights…more darkness. Enjoying the… Continue Reading “sitting in darkness”

revisiting integrity

Two years ago, October 17, 2017,  to be exact, I wrote a relatively brief piece on integrity.  In the last few days, many issues and occurrences in the collective, as well as in the lives of those closest to me, point to the cracks… Continue Reading “revisiting integrity”

healing hatred…begin within

I was perusing a book, looking for a meaningful quote for a card for a wedding. On my way to a specific chapter, I found this: “The source of violence is in our heads. as it would not be appropriate to ignore “just a… Continue Reading “healing hatred…begin within”

the power of words to soothe

I recently re-read one of David Whyte’s books of poetry. I feel a deep resonance to his words and deeply appreciate his use of them. “The House of Belonging” includes a poem of the same nam, and  reading it always feels like a welcome… Continue Reading “the power of words to soothe”

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