Can You Really Walk a Mile In the Shoes of a Quadreplegic ?

“_* _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ** _* _ _ * * ***_ * *_* _*_* _ _ _ _ *_ _* _ _* * ***.” “Nothing ever changes.” “Twelve years is too long. I’m tired of nurses. I’m tired of my family. I’m tired of wishing I were dead.” I couldn’t escape Michael’s words, or the image of him lying in bed using Morse Code to tap out his emotions. What could I say? How could I respond? Empathy: Webster says “this is the ability to share in another’s emotions, thoughts; or feelings”. I don’t believe … Continue reading Can You Really Walk a Mile In the Shoes of a Quadreplegic ?