Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “empathy” as “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner; also: the capacity for this.”
My beautiful, 21-year-old daughter, Devin, recently decided to dye her hair dark purple. Although I am not in favor of such action, I didn’t say much about it because I choose my battles with her carefully.
Babies and puppies are two of the most precious creatures on Earth and they are the two things that can always bring a smile to my face. There is something so therapeutic about the love that each of them provide and require.