On Affability

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.”Brené Brown It all started when news report, worldwide, starting mentioning the words ‘social distancing’. However substantially, first and foremost with … Continue reading On Affability

On Giving

"For it is in giving that we receive."St. Francis of Assisi Guidance and assistance are the most precious of human gifts. As one oftentimes finds him or herself entangled in a web of troubles, having known hardship and struggles, lived through untold obstacles, one learns the importance of giving. For without the caring help of … Continue reading On Giving

On Exile

"Is it possible that existence is our exile and nothingness our home?"Emil Cioran   In a recent interview on French television, author Velibor Čolić offered the audience his entrancing interpretation of exile as follows: ‘I did not come, I stayed ; exile is more about staying than leaving’. Indeed, we leave as emigrants but we stay … Continue reading On Exile