I wanted to cover a topic that has been given a lot of air time, because there can be misunderstandings.
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”
This morning at Starbucks a man who I know, who has been coming here as long as I have, and who is here every day, said he was feeling particularly lonely. We don’t sit and have long conversations with each other, but we catch a few words with each other now and then. Continue reading “The only way out is in”