Children laugh and play and our hearts are rendered lighter as we delight in watching them frolic, yet when they suffer at the hands of another too often we see Continue Reading →

Compassion for All

Photo: CA Hawthorne

  Burning roses, fragrant pain, the same violence again and again. Hollow raindrops spill their tears, smoking eyes where hatred sears. Irrationality, lightening fast, testimonial demons laugh in contrast. Wrestling Continue Reading →

Searching for My Father

This is a 1000 Voices for Compassion post. To see more posts via Twitter use #1000Speak.

*This was originally posted on my WordPress site on January 23, 2014. I’m sharing it again on my website as a part of 1000 Voices for Compassion. I’ve lived in Missoula Continue Reading →