Tag Archives: Empathy

I got more than I gave

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” –  Henry David Thoreau I have been struggling lately. I have found myself at a crossroads, at the intersection of self-worth and self-doubt. I am trying to … Continue reading

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I hear you

“I never said “give teachers guns” like was stated on Fake News @CNN & @NBC. What I said was to look at the possibility of giving “concealed guns to gun adept teachers with military or special training experience – only … Continue reading

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Drops in a bucket

Wendell Berry tells a story about an old bucket hanging on a fence post along his daily walking route near his home. He can’t remember how long the bucket has been hanging there, but it’s not the sight of the … Continue reading

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Taking a break, again

I have some decisions to make in the coming weeks and months, decisions about my work future, decisions about the direction of my life. I have enjoyed writing post on WordPress and sharing my thoughts, hopes and wishes on this … Continue reading

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38 ways you can finally stop being a D*ck

I subscribe to an online magazine called the Elephant Journal which describes itself as “it’s about a mindful life”.  This online journal is one of many, too many, that I get on a daily and weekly basis about Buddhism, liberal Christian … Continue reading

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I am sorry

“I am sorry” would seem to be three pretty simple words to say. I would suspect over my 56 years of living I have said “I am sorry” a time or 10,000. I have said it as a condolence. I have … Continue reading

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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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