Be Your Best Friend

“Oh, you’re my best friend…”  The lyrics of that song by Queen have been running through my mind lately.  Which is a much better choice than what usually cycles and recycles through my monkey mind at times.  I heard the song a few days ago, and it caused me to ponder: what if we truly were a best friend to …

What Is Your Quotient for Compassion?

I watched a documentary a few nights ago about Roger Stone, a political activist and consultant.  I wasn’t very familiar with Stone, and I discovered he has been involved in the US political process since the Reagan presidency. Stone and his partners have also made millions of dollars representing dictators across the globe who have murdered their opposition while amassing vast …

Experience A Full Range….of Emotions

  I read a play this week that confused and frustrated me.  In my mind (while reading), I kept asking: “Why are the characters acting this way?”  As I continued to read, I realized that the   frustration and confusion was because the characters weren’t sharing with each other what was really going on, what they were thinking and feeling. What …