Many people view compassion as a trait that can only be learned at a very young age. Others believe we are either born with compassion or not. My experience tells me that under certain conditions a wealth of hidden virtues can arise, including compassion. Such was the case I witnessed with Al.
Al was a 67 year old lifelong bachelor. He was a retired electrician, liked to tinker in his garage and go for walks with h
I am here in Miami. It is August. It is 100 degrees outside and the humidity is 98o. I am here delivering my son to the “U.” For those of you, like me, who do not know what the “U” is, it’s the “University of Miami.”
It is not a happy time for me. I am filled with uncertainty, confusion and fear as he embarks on a new chapter in his life. He is in transition. I am in transition.
How are transitions th