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The CHENDELL Connection


Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

So many things have been invented and developed that are hyped to be the answer to a problem. To name just a few – internal combustion engines, weed killers, vaping. And more recently, computers and cell phones. What’s disheartening is that after we use these commodities, we learn – usually many years later – about…

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Breathe While You Can

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019

There many ways to think about the devastating fires destroying the Amazon. The loss of biodiversity and animal life is horrendous enough. But the detrimental effect on the oxygen level in the earth’s atmosphere is catastrophic. The Amazon provides 20% of the oxygen we breath. The minimum amount of oxygen in the air required for…

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Empathy, Part 1

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019

Around the age of two, children begin to feel empathy. That means they begin to understand how other people feel even if those feelings are different from their own. They can feel another person’s anguish and really experience that person’s unhappiness. In fact, children will try to comfort someone when they are suffering emotional pain.…

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