Tag Archives: compassion

Let it shine

Whether you feel drained or energized, you can give. What can you give? You can give your love, faith, belief in others, hope, steadfastness. Ella Baker said, “Give light and people will find the way.”. Jesus tells us not to … Continue reading

Posted in faith/courage/miracles/hope, God, Positive Thinking, Scripture | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Thankfulness

As we zoom towards Thanksgiving Day, I find myself grateful for so much. I am thankful for my loved ones. I am thankful for my home, my job, my life. I am thankful for my students. “I thank Thee for … Continue reading

Posted in faith/courage/miracles/hope, Family Life and Issues, Friendship | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The voice of my loving friend; a fabulous nurse and compassionate woman

I have amazing friends. This particular friend (I will call her R, in case she wants to stay anonymous) is a wonderful woman. She is kind, caring, compassionate, and fair. She is one of those people who looks at both … Continue reading

Posted in Health and exercise, politics | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Every day I try

I am digging my way through multiple projects. At times like that there are definitely times that I get bogged down and overwhelmed. Thus far this week that feeling has not overtaken me. Instead I am feeling more practical and … Continue reading

Posted in faith/courage/miracles/hope | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

How To Avoid Condoning

‎”If something uncharitable is said in your presence, either speak in favor of the absent, or withdraw, or, if possible, stop the conversation.” ~ St. John Vianney Ever since I was in 7th grade I have had a hot button … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments

How Do We Define Our Worth?

I was speaking with a friend today. In light of Hilary Rosen’s recent remark about “Ann Romney hasn’t worked a day in her life”, we were discussing the role of work to worth; the role of pay to worth; and … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

Let it go

I am a good and compassionate listener. I take people at their word. I take their words to heart. The result of that can be that there are times when their criticism brings me down. It takes a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Bullying | Tagged , , , | 23 Comments