Ode to Poetry

This is my letter to the World That never wrote to Me— Emily Dickinson April is National Poetry Month! Let’s celebrate! Poetry is beautiful, tragic, raw human emotion. Poetry is power and vulnerability. If you watched the recent US presidential inauguration in January, Amanda Gorman completely captivated the world with her poem “The Hills WeContinue reading “Ode to Poetry”

Can Compassion Be Taught?

I’m not convinced that compassion is as abundant as kindness or love. At least, compassion isn’t as easily recognizable as kindness and love. We can name thousands of different acts of kindness, but compassion seems to be more like the quiet introvert of characteristics. How exactly is compassion expressed? If I had to guess I’dContinue reading “Can Compassion Be Taught?”