Today I turn 40. Things I’ve learned over my four decades: Prostate exams aren’t comfortable in the slightest, but they’re a cotton-candy-coated breeze compared to what it must feel like to give birth. Hell is outliving a child. You can’t run away from who you are, or who you’re meant to be. Christmas isn’t fun until you […]
Most people I know believe in the power of prayer. Few actually practice it though. I’m not being judgmental. Until the last couple of years, my use of prayer was similar to Bugs Bunny’s use of dressing in drag: strategically reserved for only the biggest messes. But now I can’t go the day without some serious […]
I’m not posting anything funny, witty or thoughtful today. I’m busy finishing up the first half of my new book You’re Still Here: Surviving the Death of a Child. If you’re interested to get a sense of what it’s like, you can check out the free sample chapter I posted last week. I’ll do my […]
…and it’s how I’m gonna stay.
*With apologies to Mitch Albom. One of the inescapable facts of life these days is the internet. You go there to find leads on jobs. You go there for the news. You go there to connect with friends and family you might not otherwise hear from. It’s quickly become not just part of our world, […]