The Journey Inward: Emotional Sobriety During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Last updated 4/8/2020 at 2:43pm
Writer John Powell, author of the book “Why Am I Afraid to Tell You Who I Am,” tells how he and a friend of his were strolling down a New York City street, a walk the two took frequently. They stopped at a newspaper vendor’s stand for the daily paper, the same stand where Powell’s friend always stopped. Even though the vendor got a generous tip, he was rude.
After walking away, Powell asked his friend why he was so nice to a vendor who was rude virtually every day.
His friend said, “Why should I let him decide what kind of day I am going to have?”
Like Powell’s friend, are...