The Tiger in My Corner: Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day weekend everyone! Oddly enough, in addition to Father’s Day it is also my dad’s birthday this upcoming week, and I would like to honor the man. It takes a lot to be a good dad, and I’ve been lucky enough to have a great one. A while back, I found a list... Continue Reading →

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I Wish I’d Had a Cupcake in My Purse: How Do You Show Compassion?

While I was waiting for the elevator, a woman was wheeled into the corridor where I was waiting. She was probably no more than forty-five years old, and maybe even less. She was clearly riddled with cancer, so it was difficult to gauge her real age. Her face was pale with pain, and her eyes were sunken with fatigue. An elegant, floral scarf covered her head, and she carried a girly purse in her lap that was dripping in charms and gold chains. Only one leg dangled from her wheelchair—the other one being non-existent.

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