When fear takes charge

Had a really disturbing situation last week. The disturbing part of it was that each party involved acted out of fear. All of us, too easily, assumed the worst of the other. We didn’t communicate directly. Each party interpreted that silence, or lack of direct communication, as “proof” that he/she is out to get me.…

What’s stopping you from asking?

“Ask and ye shall recieve”. And yet we seldom do. We try to live in a self contained cocoon. We assume everyone else “should” understand, know. We expect them to give us the right answers, for questions we’ve never asked. We expect them to do things for us, we never even requested. And then we…