Tag Archives: compassion

True Power

I listen to voices to earn a living. As anyone knows from being human, some voices are disturbed and eerie, others empowered or inspiring. Some voices tell lies, some truth. With all the current voices around power shifts in worldwide politics … Continue reading

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Love Bubble

My heart has been aching a lot lately, knowing I would not exist had kindness of Americans not been shown to my not-too-distant ancestors that were refugees of war. And I do not think paranoia is an answer to anything. Paranoia begets … Continue reading

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Sea of Compassion

January 21, 2017 – A day like none I have ever seen. Women’s marches (including a surprising number of men and families) around the world, the true numbers of which we will probably never know.  But our hearts felt it.  A low-ball … Continue reading

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Old Turtle, MLK and Peace

  [One of 3 turtle journey shawls I’m working on for the women closest to my uncle] My uncle Kord was a social worker who collected on vinyl every speech ever made by MLK Jr.  Kord passed on 10/16/16, and a … Continue reading

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Three Compassion Words

I see you. These words arose in my mind as I did something out of my comfort zone. I felt a strong presence inside myself that said “I see you” and “I am here for you.” Self compassion in action. It … Continue reading

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Not Alone

(Lake daughter and I “discovered” first time today at Ebey State Park) “Human beings are not replaceable.” “Racism is absurd.” “Indifference is not an option.” “God alone is alone.  Humans are not alone.” ~ Elie Wiesel My daughter attended We … Continue reading

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Learning Compassion

Agree with me or not, your attention is the only attention you really value and need. We think what we want is “out there”, from someone else (some unattainable love from someone who is seeking it from others too) — … Continue reading

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