My Game Plan columns lately have taken a turn towards my experiences and how I make my way in the world in them and through them. The lessons extracted, the patterns emerging, the greater meaning regardless of how mundane or odd the occurrence.

This one began with me crossing a street. What transpired from there got me thinking about empathy and its importance. I had a little help from Pema Chodron on this one.

Today’s Game Plan: Tolerance Has to Start from Within to Spread to Others