Empathy - \ˈem-pə-thē\ - the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
It is empathy that enables us to be emotionally moved to tears at the story of family that suffers loss or joy after hearing of someone else’s triumphant success. Empathy tugs at the proverbial heartstrings and helps us to feel for others.
Some people are more empathetic than others. Being one of them, might explain my disposition towards heartwarming or emotional stories for the Tweet of the Day.
Monday had another one, as NBA TV analyst Greg Anthony shared a gem from the Portland Trail Blazers.