Category Archives: Blog

Do Good

“In the time we have it is surely our duty to do all the good we can to all the people we can in all the ways we can.” -William Barclay Last night we celebrated a surprise retirement party for … Continue reading


Run Free

I spoke with a widow today. We talked about movement. Small steps. One at a time. Not days at a time. Moments at a time. All those movements bring to a new life.  A life where you are free from … Continue reading


Peace Hope and Love

My heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Officer Scott Patrick. My heart connects with you. I have tried most of the day to write and words fail me. The news stations called me today for an interview and … Continue reading


Honor

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to … Continue reading


Listen

I don’t think I’m the best listener. I often want to insert advice. I have that “guy tendency” to want to fix everything. I want life to line up. Be perfect. At least be pleasant. And sometimes seeing the hurt … Continue reading


Monumental Days

“I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” -Agatha Christie Yesterday would have been 14 years. A wedding anniversary. A celebration that … Continue reading


A Lamp, A Lifeboat, A Ladder

“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. -Jalal ad-Din Rumi I had coffee today with a dear friend and was reminded that in all of life’s struggles there is hope. This hope reminded me … Continue reading