This Perspective Helps You Live

Stories of death have been haunting me lately, helping me view the world, better. This week I read two posts about people I know who lost loved ones, not to the pandemic, but tragically nonetheless. One lost a young wife, and the other, a baby who was stillborn. And while my eyes pored over the…More

How you can be a good friend when life sucks

Being a good friend isn’t easy, but it’s simple: Just show up. Last week I went to a funeral for my good friend’s dad. And I’ll be honest there was a part of me that wanted to run, shy away, draw back. I’m an introvert (maybe you can relate). Then, there are no guidelines, clear…More

Reflections from a funeral

Funerals aren’t just about death; they’re also about life. And this past week, while at my friend’s dad’s funeral, I could see that he lived richly, and he knew it. I don’t mean that he drove a Maserati, had a big house, or had some huge title. He didn’t. He was normal, just a regular…More

Live well

I’m not an NBA fan; I don’t watch any games, turn on ESPN, follow any players, but the news about Kobe Bryant and his daughter punched me in the heart. Famous people dying is in the media all of the time. It’s sad, and we can feel some sadness. But often we move on. The…More