EMPATHY

When I think of Empathy I tend to think of empathizing with another person’s sorrow, disappointment, and pain. I think of tasting the salt in someone else’s tears Empathy is about oneness between us. It means I can feel with you and be in oneness with you in good times and bad I can tasteContinue reading “EMPATHY”

RELEASE AND FIND

Winners and losers, conquerors and conquered, these ways of thinking are about celebration and sorrow. They are about hatred and suffering. They leave one feeling glorious or gutted. What if we released our attachment to the outcome. What if instead of winning or losing, we sought joy. Joy in the experience, joy in the outcomeContinue reading “RELEASE AND FIND”

SMILING

Smiling Have you ever watched someone smile, but it does not feel like joy, peace, or happiness. Sometimes you can watch them smile, but it feels sarcastic. Sometimes their smile reminds you of how politicians and diplomats smile at each other. Sometimes their smile makes you want to leave and avoid them . Then thereContinue reading “SMILING”

CELEBRATE YOURSELF

“I celebrate myself,” The poet Walt Whitman wrote. Are you celebrating yourself? What if you celebrated all of you, your achievements, your experiences, and your existence. How would you look at yourself if you were celebrating all of who you are? Would you be saying I am God’s beloved I know God is pleased withContinue reading “CELEBRATE YOURSELF”