Month: February 2015

Bouncing Back

My friend Jana once gave a lesson at church about resilience. What is it, we discussed, that makes some people able to overcome really difficult, even deeply traumatic challenges? I thought of that discussion today as I mulled the past six weeks of our lives when everything spun out. And kept spinning. Things are markedly calmer now, but are not…

Art heals

“We have art in order not to die from the truth.” Nietzsche said this. I concur, and would add “We also have a hidden stash of dark chocolate in order not to die from the truth.” Jack and I spent the weekend at home together, while the rest of the guys were traipsing oot and aboot. Usually, Jack loves it…