flex your empathy

The price of apathy is the soul becoming inextricably tethered to the suffering of others; which is to mean we are complicit. Never abdicate power to the darkness or let it replace your strength with fear. Remain human; remain in the light. Continue to give hope to the voiceless so they will always know they…

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happy thoughts

Yesterday was my Mother’s birthday and we spoke on the phone last night for a good while. I was glad to hear that, by her account, she had an excellent day. She was showered with flowers and gifts and phone calls and treated to dinner then capped the festivities off with an actual snowball fight…which…

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tangled

I usually have my Christmas tree up by Thanksgiving but this year I’m feeling lost and when I think of decorating my eyes begin to water. I then jump to thinking about taking the decorations down and crying really hard…because 2016 was difficult. Maybe even the worst. My friend suffered a brain aneurysm, he passed…

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open

I don’t need to agree with you to love you and you don’t have to agree with me to be respectful. It’s important to remain open to the idea that, even though our views differ, we can still exist together as the messy-beautiful souls we’ve always been. Bonus points if we actually learn something from…

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