Clarity and Compassion

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Art by Maria Chambers

Years ago I wanted to leave my coffee community of 15 years.  I knew it was time to move on, but I didn’t think I could.  There was a lot of emotion connected to the place and the people.  One day I was sitting in my usual booth, that I had grown to love, that felt like a safe haven from the world, and I heard a voice, that of a little child, saying, “Mommy, can we stay?  I don’t want to go.”  To which I responded, “Yes, of course we can,  We will stay as long as we like…..until we are ready.” Continue reading “Clarity and Compassion”