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What's your personal metaphor of what empathy is like?
It's about people being heard to their satisfaction. Being heard the way
that they want to be heard. So their need for empathy is being met.
Then the metaphors like Marshall's surfing come in.
Following, is a metaphor my friend John Kinyon and I use in our
training. Can I follow, just half a step behind.
I'm not analyzing, just following "is it this, are your needing
respect?" I'm guessing. 'tell me what going on inside you?" Trying to
get it the
best I can.
If empathy was a type of land, what type of land would it be? Is it a
mountaintop, a valley, is it Yosemite?
Someone might have the image that is tranquil, it's peaceful. It's not
necessarily that. Its whatever a persons state it. Peace and harmony
something come out of being gotten. They're done. There's a kind of
flowing out that takes place.
the metaphors not working for me.
Something that come up for me is a maintain lake. If you look at a
mountain lake, you can see the forest and the mountains reflected, It
a storm you'll see that reflected. If a bird fly's over, your see