Consideration is training ourselves in the art of encouraging others. The important thing is not just to sympathize with or to pity others, but to really understand what they’re going through. Empathy is crucial. Sometimes just having someone who really understands can give us the strength to go on.

Stories of Hope

The Tenacity of Hope

Václav Havel

Václav Havel was a playwright, political dissident and president of the Czech Republic, whose service to freedom, democracy and human rights will always be remembered.