Loving & Understanding an Empath by Alex Myles

“There is no need to feel ostracised or unwelcome, while there’s a little chance an empath will let you fully in to their special interest, it is far more likely they will gain more pleasure when they are wrapped up in it by themselves. This is not selfish or inconsiderate, it is just simply how the empath’s heart and spirit operate.

If they have a connection to something, it is intense and they will very likely wish to delve as deeply into it as is possible. Passions are a great energy release and empaths will possibly feel as though they zone-out while immersed, and they will very likely lose all track of time. Allow them to take pleasure in it, and with the free time this has created, take up interests separately rather than allowing resentment or frustration to build.” – Alex Myles

For the full article, please visit http://www.elephantjournal.com/2015/05/loving-understanding-an-empath/

Pre-Opt to Blackout

For anyone who is aware and and participating in the Pre Opt to Blackout, I propose the following:

My understanding is that the focus of the boycott is to conduct business with only black/African owned/operated companies through the Labor Day weekend, in order to let your voices be heard about the injustices of the deaths of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Renisha McBride, and many others who have lost their lives to the hand of a white man.

I couldn’t agree more that these losses are very tragic, and your voices should be heard.

My question is, how do you think your voices will be heard by this boycott?

You say that it will hit the government’s wallet with a swift slap, and you hope it hits hard. I would also love to see that happen. But, this will not only hurt the government. This will hurt those other people around you, that are supporting your black/African owned businesses along side of you.

How is this boycott going to change what has happened?

If you are in agreement with this boycott, does this mean you are opposed to other races? If so, are you opposed to all other races?

I’ve been passing this back and forth in my mind for several days. I may even regret posting this down the road. At this point, I don’t care. I have been sitting back and observing the chatter. Yet, I am not a troll or imposture. I am a human being who cannot sit back any longer, biting my tongue.

I would really like to see some commentary here on my post. With all due respect, please keep it civil.

‪#‎PreOptBlackout‬ ‪#‎POB‬

Compassion Art Project

COMPASSION ART PROJECT

by Red Gem in Compassion Art Tags: 

Compassion Art

Compassion Art

Do you know about the Compassion Art project happening on Facebook?  It’s an idea to bring compassion, kindness and love for one another back to the forefront of our daily lives.  Everyday we hear about turmoil and unrest, hate and anger, destruction and violence, but what about compassion and kindness?  Why do we hear less and less about the simple, loving, and kind acts performed by members of our own communities?  We know compassion still exists, but it seems to be slowly disappearing.  We can keep that from happening.

Join us in celebrating what makes humanity great.  Create and share your own pieces that represent compassion to you.  All pieces submitted must remain within a PG-rating, so there is no nudity or profanity allowed.  You will NOT be compensated in any way for your submissions.  These are pieces voluntarily shared in an attempt to spread some goodness around to our neighbors, friends, and each other.  This page is not about promoting your websites, photography or poetry blogs, or any items for sale.  It is about promoting compassion and only for artistic submissions which fit within the guidelines.

Every form of art is accepted; photography, poetry, short stories, drawings, paintings, music.  If you can create it, you can submit it.  So please, come join us and invite your friends to participate.  You don’t need to be a professional artist to participate.  You just need to believe in what we’re trying to accomplish.  Amateurs and professionals of all ages are welcome to participate.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Compassion-Art/661425180581593

Compassion Art Project – Please reblog!

Compassion Art Project

by Red Gem in Compassion Art Tags: 

Compassion Art

Compassion Art

Do you know about the Compassion Art project happening on Facebook?  It’s an idea to bring compassion, kindness and love for one another back to the forefront of our daily lives.  Everyday we hear about turmoil and unrest, hate and anger, destruction and violence, but what about compassion and kindness?  Why do we hear less and less about the simple, loving, and kind acts performed by members of our own communities?  We know compassion still exists, but it seems to be slowly disappearing.  We can keep that from happening.

Join us in celebrating what makes humanity great.  Create and share your own pieces that represent compassion to you.  All pieces submitted must remain within a PG-rating, so there is no nudity or profanity allowed.  You will NOT be compensated in any way for your submissions.  These are pieces voluntarily shared in an attempt to spread some goodness around to our neighbors, friends, and each other.  This page is not about promoting your websites, photography or poetry blogs, or any items for sale.  It is about promoting compassion and only for artistic submissions which fit within the guidelines.

Every form of art is accepted; photography, poetry, short stories, drawings, paintings, music.  If you can create it, you can submit it.  So please, come join us and invite your friends to participate.  You don’t need to be a professional artist to participate.  You just need to believe in what we’re trying to accomplish.  Amateurs and professionals of all ages are welcome to participate.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Compassion-Art/661425180581593