Photo on 7-13-14 at 7.39 AMA matter receiving great public attention stands before me. Despite my compulsion to join in the conversation, I realize how right both sides of the controversy are and, lacking the words to bring the opposing views together, I fall silent. And, thus, I fail, wholly and completely. — Joey Cope

Pain can rob us of movement. Pain can convince us that we must remain where we are — curled in a position that only temporarily dulls the sharp attacks. Yet when we move because others need us, the pain melts away. Pain? Find someone who needs you and move. — Joey Cope DI LOGO

As we walk our daily path, we see others — some strangers and some dear friends — who make choices that make no sense. How would our lives and relationships be changed if we first asked “What more do I need to know to better understand?” – Joey Cope DI LOGO

Precious anxiety. Occasionally, we run so hard from the unknown that we leave the tried, the treasured, and the trustworthy we know behind. We have developed a precious anxiety that steals our lives. Linger a while. If you must run, run toward what you know brings good to you and others. – Joey CopeDI LOGO