On Embracing Change

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we experience change in our lives. It’s not really surprising that it’s been on my mind after this past year. No matter how much we thought we might be insulated from change, I don’t know a single person who didn’t have their lives impacted in some way byContinue reading “On Embracing Change”

Not Quite Ready to Finish the Long Goodbye

I have a stack of unopened sympathy cards sitting on my kitchen counter. They’ve been there for almost a month now. Some┬áhave arrived in my mailbox and found their way onto the pile, and my mother has delivered a few more. I can’t bring myself to open a single one of them. Grieving isn’t newContinue reading “Not Quite Ready to Finish the Long Goodbye”

Why We Need to Show Up for the Hard Stuff

  The text came when I’d already crawled in bed after an exhausting day of meetings. I almost didn’t read it. I almost left it until morning. Lisa, I’m here at Mom and Dad’s. I think you should come. He likely won’t make it through the night. I laid there in the dark for aContinue reading “Why We Need to Show Up for the Hard Stuff”