Posts by Linda Anderson Krech

Linda Anderson Krech, MSW, is Program Director of the ToDo Institute. She has been practicing and teaching Japanese psychology since 1988, and now develops applications for children and families. She is the author of Little Dreams Come True: A Practical Guide to Spiritual Parenting.

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Why We Sometimes Choose Judgment Instead of Compassion

“In separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength.” ~Buddha

We talk about boys these days at our dinner table.

Boys are sneaking into our home now—or at least the idea of boys. Although I love watching my daughters grow up—it’s much more fun (and much more challenging) than I ever could have imagined—I sometimes feel a certain sadness as their days of early childhood innocence slip behind us.

Their battalion of stuffed animals, for example, who were accustomed to a life of travel and adventure—and a well-dressed one at that—often live in boredom …