Tag Archives: Empathy

The fool on the hill

Day after day, alone on the hill The man with the foolish grin is keeping perfectly still But nobody wants to know him They can see that he’s just a fool And he never gives an answer But the fool … Continue reading

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What is a human being?

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the … Continue reading

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9/11 and my divided life

“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” – Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl I remember it was a little before 9 am. A news … Continue reading

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Bread and milk

“Anyone who says they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.” –  Anderson Cooper In 1985 I was working and living in Wilmington, NC. My first … Continue reading

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Despite our President

My wife and I have watched in awe as the people of Texas banded together and helped each other survive a horrible disaster. From the smallest, rescuing bats from the water under a highway bridge with a fishing net, to … Continue reading

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He’s missing an empathy gene

“I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.” – Maya Angelou Historic flooding leaves one dead in Kansas, strands residents in south Kansas City I guess this headline isn’t a big deal to … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake

“Aw!! Did you think this was a personal trip?! Adorable! Do you think the US govt paid for our honeymoon or personal travel?! Lololol. Have you given more to the economy than me and my husband? Either as an individual … Continue reading

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