We all know the opposite feeling – the feeling of being validated. We feel accepted, honored and empowered. We have been seen. Our need has been attended.
All of us want our children to grow up to be compassionate. We want them to contribute positively to the well-being of others, so that they leave the world a better place than they found it.
Yet another act of mass violence in one of America’s schools hit the headlines this morning. This time it’s not a shooting, but some 20 high school students stabbed with a knife.
The debate over whether marijuana should or shouldn’t be legalized will likely be with us for a long time.