Kindness is Not an Option

I wish I could tell you there was some magic formula for kindness. That if you just do fill in the blank, kindness will come naturally and you’ll always be kind. It’s just not that easy. Kindness is a choice, and not always an easy choice. What does help me, though, is remembering…

Love is a Verb

I sometimes lament to my husband about how I wish my dog knew how much I loved him. My husband always responds with, “He does. You feed him.” And that couldn’t be more true. My dog has no concept of the word love, but he has a concept of…

Blossoming is for Everyone

Sometimes I like to sit and imagine a world where everyone was working to blossom into their best, truest selves. Which sounds hokey, I suppose, but our current world was, in fact, born in people’s imaginations. When I imagine this new world, I imagine…