The Sixth Stage of Grief

It is not the threat of death, illness, hardship, or poverty that crushes the human spirit; it is the fear of being alone and unloved in the universe. – Anthony Welsh The first time I remember someone close to me dying was as a child when my grandfather Papa...

The Gandhi Question

“It is better to allow our lives to speak for us than our words" -Mahatma Gandhi There is a story about a journalist who pursued Mahatma Gandhi through a train station, hoping to advance his career by getting an interview for his newspaper. Despite his...

Make a Child’s Day

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone Last Saturday, our family and friends went down to Point Dume, a beach in Malibu with waves that will knock you upside...