Tag: kindness

I picked up a stranger by the side of the road this morning.

I picked up a stranger by the side of the road this morning.

I had almost run her over. It was a dark and snowy morning, six a.m., two more inches on the ground than had been predicted, roads a bit slick. I was steering the minivan with one hand and slugging coffee with the other, came up […]

Sympathy vs Empathy With The Devil

Sympathy vs Empathy With The Devil

What’s the difference between sympathy and empathy? Example in action*: I was on call. I got that page, that very typical page: Patient running out of pain meds needs immediate refill please call. Ugh. More often than not, the phone call that follows this page […]