Death Just Isn’t Real

“Would You Rather Be Happy or Right?”

We work real hard at this one,
Avoiding talk of death,
We act like it won’t happen,
Until our final breath.

It’s not that we’re not truthful,
Yet there’s no denying,
We act like if we say the “word,”
We’ll speed up someone’s dying!  Continue reading “Death Just Isn’t Real”

My Shameful Story

“Arboring Good Feelings”

Brene Brown’s research and writing on the impact of shame on our lives inspired me to write this piece. Her bottom line to getting over the shame so many of us feel is simply to speak it. Hidden shame is lasting shame. Speaking of shame is the healing of shame. Continue reading “My Shameful Story”

It Takes One to Know One

As we watch each other jump for joy or vandalize the streets in celebration or annihilation of the Trump

“While Fighting Fire With Fire, we All Get Burned”

administration, it’s important to remember that in fighting fire with fire, everyone gets burned.

Continue reading “It Takes One to Know One”