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Sorry for the Inconvenience Part II

Madelyn Griffith-Haynie provides us with a hair-raising event from her own life experience just how important it is to have empathy for others who come into your life. Please read on…

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Not my problem,
not my business?

© Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, CTP, CMC, ACT, MCC, SCAC
from the Walking a Mile Series – Part II

“There, but for the grace of God, go I”

What kind of world do YOU want?

As I began in Part I of this article, our society seems to be rapidly moving to a state where it is empathy-averse. This article is my attempt at trying to change that sad reality in some small fashion by telling my personal story.

The power of true stories

Sometimes hearing the stories of people you know, even a little, makes a greater impact than any urging to speak out, step up, and make a difference ever could. So I have written a three-part article sharing two personal experiences, several years past now, the first of which I shared in Part I.

My second experience is…

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Author: John Fioravanti

I'm a retired History teacher (35 years), husband, father of three, grandfather of three. My wife, Anne, and I became business partners in December 2013 and launched our own publishing company, Fiora Books (, to publish my books. We have been married since 1973 and hope our joint business venture will be as successful as our marriage.

3 thoughts on “Sorry for the Inconvenience Part II”

  1. Thank you again, John, for helping to spread this message by reblogging the next part of the article as well as Part I. If every one of us could hold a “random act of kindness” attitude, our entire world would transform, practically overnight.

    The crying need for empathy has seldom been more pressing — in response to America’s current administration especially, for those of us who live in what they surely must consider “their” country – their lack of empathy is chilling.

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