empathy Category

Stop Putting Your Anger on a Hanger

“In this month of breast-cancer awareness, it’s not enough to be focused on the cancer… It is our heart’s way of raising the pink flag to signal that it is time to LOVE YOURSELF LIKE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT, BECAUSE IT DOES.”

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If Resist Doesn’t Fit, Wear Your Insist

Recently I wore a pair of designer shoes, plum and orchid colored mules, from a high shelf in my closet. I remember when I purchased them. It was back in the spring of 1998. I bought them to go with my dress for a wedding. They were and still are gorgeous. Eventually, they were no […]

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What to Wear for A Resurrection

We were all dressed in white. On a recent morning, I sat next to two other mothers during our children’s chapel service during which my daughter and her other peers were reading a Psalm. For a moment, I let myself be amused by the outdated notion that one shouldn’t wear white, especially white shoes, after Labor […]

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Grateful for Bicycles, Cheetah-Print Flats, Spoons and My Barbie: A Remedy for Coping with Now

As I woke up, I could hear the sigh of cars on shuttling drivers on their way to their early morning commitments. A few birds chirped outside my window welcoming the rays of sun rising up into the sky. I stretched for a moment and gave thanks for the calm and I prayed that others […]

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Loving the Dark Side

“I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope. For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love For love would be love of the wrong thing: there is yet faith But the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you […]

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