Category Archives: EMPATHY

Who hears the fishes when they cry? [Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862),

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URUNGA SCULPTURE 2016
If you'd learn patience superfine, 
Go you to fish with rod and line. 
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“In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.” ― Kobayashi Issa

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“True hospitality is marked by an open response to the dignity of each and every person. Henri Nouwen has described it as receiving the stranger on his own terms, and asserts that it can be offered only by those who ‘have found the centre of their lives in their own hearts’.”
Kathleen Norris, Dakota: A Spiritual Geography