Given all the pain taking place around the globe currently, though, I have a hunch that if those suffering get handed a Cola-Cola, that won't cut it. We have to search history and the soft spots in our hearts to figure out what might.
A three-year-old Syrian boy washes up dead on a beach in Turkey.
A man tries to save his family by throwing himself and them on the train tracks in Budapest.
My client, an academic in Canada, sobbed the next to the last day of her cruise. Although she loves her work, she is forced to do too much of it. Totally desperate, she asked the ship's powers that be how could she stay cruising forever.
On the one hand, we are overwhelmed ourselves with stress. On the other hand, we can't ignore, not entirely, the world's pain. What leader or leaders will come along to guide us on how to relieve it, if only a little bit.