A Beautiful Illustration of Love

A writer named Vicki Wilson shared this beautiful story with me, and after I read it, I knew that I wanted to pass it on. Vicki’s mother was diagnosed with a rare disease, Multiple System Atrophy, which currently has no cure. I was deeply touched reading about how Vicki, her mother, and their family members…

The People I Miss

There are people I miss deeply, people I’d love to talk to more regularly. I realize that frequent communication is not always practical. Sometimes there will be long periods of silence. I won’t always be able to tell them how much I’m thinking about them, even though I wish that I could. I’m such a…

Practicing Compassion

It takes effort to be compassionate. I would label myself as someone who cares deeply about others, but I struggle to be compassionate almost every day. It’s easy to go through the motions of kindness: to show some concern, respond with a caring phrase, do someone a quick favor. I’ve learned how to do that…