Acts Of Kindness

I have been noticing people around me being kind and compassionate lately, to myself and to others, and feeling a strong sense of gratitude and appreciation in response. I have been somewhat purposely watching the smallest, most mundane acts because they are the ones...

A Little Perspective

In the 2014 movie Men, Women, and Children, one of the characters is a teenage boy grappling with his mother abandoning him, losing interest in playing football, meeting a girl he likes, and other experiences of teenage angst. In viewing a YouTube video of Carl Sagan...

Gratitude

Today I feel grateful for all of my teachers. Those who were soft and gentle, and those who taught me the hard knocks, those who were kind, and those who were rude. Thank you for teaching me what I wanted to know and for teaching me what I never asked to learn, but...