A former client died last weekend. We delivered her two girls in 2007 and 2009. She was beautiful and sweet and kick-ass. She got sick, went into a coma and never woke up.
The memorial is the 29th and I'm going with a few folks from the clinic who knew her.
Ms Moon is rescuing kittens under her porch. Whatever we can do, we must do.
"We'll learn that much of what goes on in our minds is not our fault and certainly not our
Paul Gilbert, Ph.D The Compassionate Mind
you can learn to be compassionate
just not all at once
you may want to be compassionate
but what you really want is a small cabin by a river
there are books to read about compassion
I'm reading one now
the dog is eating pieces of onion
the brain has many departments
the department of eating
the department of fucking
the department of slaughtering your neighbors
you can study this in compassion school
people sit quietly in rows
they sniffle and fidget
they ponder their synapses
you feel your brain heat up
cells jumping with ecstasy
around you people topple over with a bang
science has won again
you're better than the animals
you can bring home the bacon!