Tag Archives: tears

Michael Leunig on Islands of Loveliness

This feels especially poignant and especially important, this week. The writer has had a difficult few years personally, and is close to the lives of many others who would say the same. One thing she has learned is that it … Continue reading

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When Another Child Hurts Your Child – Patty Wipfler

http://www.handinhandparenting.org/article/when-another-child-hurts-your-child/ Interesting, helpful article from Patty from Hand in Hand Parenting. This one explores helpful/unhelpful responses in this emotionally demanding situation, to the child who has been hurt, to the aggressor and also looks at how the parent can best … Continue reading

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Rumi on Spirituality & what people think of you

‘These spiritual window-shoppers, who idly ask, ‘How much is that?’ Oh, I’m just looking. They handle a hundred items and put them down, shadows with no capital. What is spent is love and two eyes wet with weeping. But these … Continue reading

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Michael Mantas on Grief, Empathy, Compassion & Ritual

Michael Mantas has kindly given us permission to blog his Facebook post of this touching film, showing a little boy grieving for a dead fish – and Michael’s comments on death and empathy which we thought were beautiful, and which … Continue reading

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‘What if he cries?’

What If He Cries? This is a thought-provoking and helpful post written by Rick Belden about feminine response to masculine sadness, grief and pain. I really like his strand about the importance of intuitive connection, and responding from this place, rather … Continue reading

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