Posts Tagged ‘empathy’
Other People's Skin
Today’s my Other People’s Skin Day. I try to have an OPS Day on the 28th of each month, though sometimes I forget. It can be exhausting, but also uplifting. I started my occasional OPS Days about two years ago after reading one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s book about how we’re all connected. Thich Nhat…Read More
Topsail Island Contest Ends; New Contest Begins
Well, this contest was such fun, and so many of you were in the running with the correct answers from Before the Storm. Here they are: What was the name of Jamie’s church? Free Seekers. We also accepted Free Seekers Church or Chapel. Who was Jamie’s nemesis on Topsail Island? We accepted either Reverend Bill…Read More
"Your Characters are Too Nice"
I usually let John read outlines of my stories while I’m working on them, and he always has the same comment: “Your characters are too nice.” And I always smile sweetly and respond, “Yup. That’s the way I like ’em.” I don’t believe people are inherently good or evil. Some people are sociopaths. Some have,…Read More