Tag Archives: Empathy

11/1/2015 ~ The Quality of Mercy is not Strain’d…

What’s Up Next? Sunday, November 1, 2015 ~ The Quality of Mercy is not Strained Inquiry:  When you’re beginning to sense that your ‘quality of mercy’ has become strained, what do you do?  (Hint: How might you most effectively and graciously … Continue reading

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October 4, 2016 ~ Forbidden Fruit & the Full Array of Our Universal Human Needs

What’s Up Next? Sunday, October 4, 2015 ~ Forbidden Fruit & the Full Array of our Universal Human Needs Inquiry:  Which branches of Universal Human Needs fall within your ‘comfort zone’ (to attend to, whether in making requests of yourself or others) … Continue reading

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Marshall Rosenberg ~ October 6, 1934 – February 7, 2015

Marshall Rosenberg passed from this life on Saturday, February 7th 2015 Listen in on a call that has been celebrating and mourning, for many days now, those who’ve been touched by Marshall’s life and work (see contact information here:  Marshall B. … Continue reading

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Theme for December 2014 ~ Tuning Fork Listening

Theme for December 2014 ~ Tuning Fork Listening In the past, I’ve blogged about something that could be termed Empty-Presence (when one becomes an empty vessel without the barrier of our ordinary, pedestrian concerns, the daily residue of our preoccupations and other mental constructs … Continue reading

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February 9, 2014 ~ Connoisseur of Empathy

Sunday, February 9, 2014 ~  Connoisseur of Empathy Being a connoisseur of empathy… In studying [Inner Relationship] Focusing, I’ve become acquainted with Ann Weiser Cornell’s metaphor of a bottle which depicts how to attune to a greater interior depth and breadth, in  both … Continue reading

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March 24, 2013 ~ Despair Circles

I was reminded of despair/restorative-empathy circles this past week while listening to Jesse Wiens and Catherine Cadden of  ZENVC  during Alan Seid’s NVC and Social Change telesummit. Credit: the image at the top is “Burning Injustice Voiceless” by Nolan Lee, on exhibit … Continue reading

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September 16, 2012 ~ Improvisational Empathy w/ Enemy Imagery

Sunday, September 16, 2012 ~ Improvisational Empathy w/ Enemy Imagery Inspired by Lisa Montana’s ‘Enemy Imagery’ Presentation Also Dian Killian & Empathy Guessing And last but certainly not least, a performance by pianist Gabriela Montero, whom I witnessed as an audience member … Continue reading

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