Tag Archives: empathy

A Drenched Woman Saves the Day

Photo Credit: Reza Shayestehpour via Unsplash.com A stranger opened her home with ten minutes notice to save a beach wedding that had gotten rained out. I was deeply touched when reading the article linked below about her kindness. A Drenched … Continue reading

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I Love Every Aspect of this Story

Strangers meet on a subway. A forty-year-old father struggling with math problems he hasn’t seen for thirty years so he can help his young son do better in school. Seated next to him is a man who used to be … Continue reading

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Lots of Experience and Even More Wonderful

“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ~Victoria Holt (Source: Tiny Buddha) I love this quote and the mindset and wisdom behind it. It brought a smile to my face when I read it as … Continue reading

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A Key Source of Light

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” -Rumi We all get wounded in many ways. It is part of the experience of life. But in exchange for the the pain we are offered several huge gifts that … Continue reading

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A Gift To Myself

A quote I just read at Genie Speaks at http://geniespeaks.wordpress.com/ that was attributed to Oprah got me to thinking, and then to writing. The quote was: “True forgiveness is when you can say, “Thank you for that experience.”” That statement … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness For My Failures

“Live the life you’d dare to live if you knew you could not fail.” –R.B. Brooke I like the intent and message of this quote. And, I think a life that never involved failing would rapidly prove dull and lifeless. … Continue reading

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Have I Ever Done That or Would I Do the Same?

“No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.” -Viktor Frankl, Holocaust survivor, author, neurologist and psychiatrist. (Seen in Wordsmith.org’s A.Word.A.Day by Anu Garg) I’d update … Continue reading

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