Don Stypula of Grand Rapids writes about the difference that an involved dad made in his life
Is the division in this country leading us towards a political civil war?

Important point here: Are you more empathetic than sympathetic?

A friend of mine who is a hospice chaplain posted the above video on Facebook.  In a very concise way, it points to the difference between empathy and sympathy.  When you're feeling tough or down, would you rather have one than another?  Which one connects people rather than disconnects them?

This is good.  I'm putting it on my blog, so I can easily watch it again.  It's by Dr. Brene Brown.