“I know more about Krabbe than I’ll ever know about Collin.” Kevin Cushman My friend, Kevin, made this statement at a recent Krabbe panel in which we both participated and … Continue reading There are Stories to Tell and Lives to Save
I’ve felt compassion for – and grace toward – many decision-makers in our country lately. There’s one in particular with whom I feel a kinship of sorts because of how … Continue reading Being Misunderstood & Offering Grace
Immortality is a frequent topic in movies, books, and conversations. What would you do if you were immortal, if you were able to live on this earth forever? Would you … Continue reading Immortality? Pass.
I’ve been thinking about death more than usual over the past year. And it’s not what you may be thinking. It all started with Tori. Before her diagnosis I don’t … Continue reading The Brevity of Life
Last week, a couple of friends asked me how I manage to remain fairly objective with my observations of current events and I have been thinking about it ever since. … Continue reading Taking Steps Toward Objectivity
(This is an expanded version of a Facebook status I posted earlier today because I keep thinking of things I should have said, and I felt it was worthy of … Continue reading Assumptions and Where I Actually Stand
In September, I was told it was “improbable but not impossible” to see SB983 progress because of our many delays (and a global pandemic). I took that as a challenge. … Continue reading Signed by Governor Wolf
Even just two weeks ago I was seriously questioning the outcome of SB983. I felt so uncertain after it seemingly became a partisan issue in the Human Services committee, and … Continue reading SB983 – PASSED UNANIMOUSLY!
We’ve all been in a situation where a friend or family member was hurting and we didn’t know what to do. Or, we’ve been the one hurting and our loved … Continue reading Book Review: “I Wish I Could Take Away Your Pain” by Brenda Seefeldt Amodea
And, if we move forward wisely, if we choose to learn and grow rather than continue to fight and divide, this could very well be the best thing to happen in our lifetime. This pandemic-filled, tension-ridden, politically crazy year very well may lead to a more beautiful, loving country than we have seen before.