Right Here, Right Now

Disappointed? I get it. It happens. It happens all the time. Even to you. Even now. But you can: Face disappointment. Accept disappointment. Deal with disappointment. Let go of disappointment.   Defeated? Nope. Won't have it. Because you're still ali...

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Feb 08, 2023
Listen to the Answer

What to do we need? Practice. Practice? We're talking about practice? We need to keep practicing. Practicing communication. Practicing putting our phones down. Practicing L.O.V.E. We need to practice listening. We need to practice observing all of th...

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Feb 07, 2023

HEROIC: Healing. Empathy. Relieves. Old. Intergenerational. Contusions. Heroic.

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Feb 02, 2023
Hurts So Good

Stretch. Stretch your heart. An important muscle indeed. Stretch. Stretch your heart. Beyond the ambivalence. Stretch. Stretch your heart. Beyond the otherness. Stretch. Stretch your heart. Beyond the hate. Stretch. Stretch your heart. Feel that? Emp...

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Jan 31, 2023
Moments Spent Reacting to Other Moments

One moment, please. May I just have one more moment? What could happen in this one moment I'm asking for? What could possibly happen? Infiinite possibilites? Or just another moment, you know, like all the rest. How do you treat your moments? I'll giv...

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Jan 23, 2023
Kinda Loving

Loving and kind.Kind and loving.Kinda loving.Sorta loving.Conditionally loving.Repeatedly kinda jerky.Frequently frustrated.Dastardly disappointed.Overly obnoxious.Awfully annoying.Pause.Pause again.Refocus.Switch eyeglasses.Change lenses.Start to se...

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Jan 22, 2023
Pillsbury Doughboy Abs

Well isn't that just perfect! I'm imperfect! So many stuff on my perfectly imperfect plate. Even my plate has a crack in it. Just perfect! So many responsibilities I need to be perfect for. And I'm not. Never have been. Never will! Just friggin' perf...

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Jan 21, 2023
One Nanosecond

It won't mean a thing. Even that thing that you think WILL mean a thing. In a hundred years, even THAT thing won't mean a thing. Long lives. Short lives. Surprises. Memories. Humility takes practice. Because we think it all means so much. Right now....

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Jan 19, 2023
You've Lost That Hatin' Feelin'

Questions. I'm curious. What kind of questions do you ask yourself? What kind of questions should I ask myself? Who did you send love to today? Who did you send love to today (that ya sorta didn't wanna send love to)? Should you ask yourself about em...

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Jan 19, 2023

Problems.Can't live without them.Living itself is a serious problem.We've got to deal with the empathy problem all around us.While we're here.Solving for empathy daily:E = mc2This is true.Empathy = mindful compassio...

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Jan 23, 2021

Notice.The iris patterns of your spouse's eyes.Notice.The chills you get from your favorite inspiring piece of music.Notice.Where the sky turns from orange to purple right after the sunset.Notice.The innocent laughter of your children.Notice.That con...

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Jan 21, 2021
Big Trouble

We're all in trouble.Big trouble.As long as we have trouble communicating with one another.We're all in trouble.Big trouble.As long as we have trouble caring for one another.We're all in trouble.Big trouble.As long as we have trouble empathizing with...

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Jan 16, 2021
Hard Work

Exhausted.Bruised.Battered.Too much time watching cable news channels.However.Life goes from unworkable to workable one day at a time.One hour at a time.One minute at a time.Do things that are kind during this next minute.This next hour.This next day...

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Nov 12, 2020

There’s a better way.Better:Because empathy totally transforms everyone’s reality.

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Jul 20, 2020