This is what it’s like to be an empath.
You feel too much. You see everything. You note the body language and discomfort and lies. The feelings of others hit you, knock you to the ground, and make it difficult to breathe or think. … More Life as Art: Avoiding Amputations
“Your heart is like a great river after a long spell of rain, spilling over its banks. All signposts that once stood on the ground are gone, inundated and carried away by that rush of water. And still the rain beats down on the surface of the river. Every time you see a flood like … More My Heart is a Great River. So is Yours.
As someone who is, for all intents and purposes, an empath — and has been one all her life — I sometimes find it hard to understand why so many people cannot put themselves in the position of another human being and “see the world through their eyes.” For me, particularly in terms of people … More A Mind Opened By Wonder: An Empath’s View
Tonight I am sorting through all my reminders to be grateful: air conditioning; ice tea; time to dawdle and journal and wonder about life; stars — especially the big dipper which hangs directly over my house each night — offering the promise of wisdom and openings that have yet to be revealed. The Path of … More Diving into the great “fullness” of life…