A compassion (pandemic) poem cycle # 2

A compassion (pandemic) poem cycle # 2

Flash of heat travels from my chest to my face how can these people be so wrong? Valuing their convenience over my life I am here unimportant, yes but just as vital as you are to the web of the world How dare you decide I am not worthy? But soften, soften watch as the...
Even as we distance, we connect

Even as we distance, we connect

Human beings have evolved to live together. Yet, in order to slow the spread of coronavirus, we need to stay separate from each other. Michael Lee Stallard, president of Connection Culture Group, points out that we are already in an epidemic of loneliness, which...
Inviting Joy in the Midst of Illness

Inviting Joy in the Midst of Illness

When you are ill, there are days when your body needs careful, loving attention and you can’t begin to think about joy. That’s okay. Know that those days won’t last forever. Joy will come, but you may need to invite it. Let your mouth curve into a smile. Think “in...