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Remembering One of My Greatest Teachers

LAST WEEK I glanced at the calendar. “Oh, Father’s Day is coming up,” I thought. “What should…

An Unexpected Turn of Events

Last week, I wrote to you about my father’s surgery. Despite him coming through it successfully, his heart couldn’t…

Do You Trust Yourself?

THE WEATHER has taken a serious turn here in New England. The days are brisk and I can already smell winter in the air. In fact,…

The Shitty Part of Loving an Animal

IT’S A TOUGH DAY today. In just a few, short hours, my sister will be helping her beloved dog cross the Rainbow Bridge.…

This Week, Talk to Some Strangers

I’m in line at the grocery store, and as I put my items on the belt, I notice the man in front of me glancing back at them.…

The Right Way To React To Tragedy

Keep Orlando in your thoughts and prayers.
Thoughts and prayers are useless. Call your representative and demand stricter…

Are You an Advocate or a Fighter?

It’s no secret that the political environment in the United States is exceptionally toxic right now. The candidates…

Let’s Make Love Louder

Hate and anger seem to be commanding the stage these days. The presidential race in the United States is a shit show. People…

Who Do You Think You Are?

Does this question ever creep up when you’re considering a bold move? Whether writing a book, setting a boundary,…

When Choosing a Weapon, Reach for Your Heart

Let me start off by saying, my heart goes out to the people of Paris, Beirut, Baghdad, and every other place on earth where…