September 11 2017

Memories and Burdens

I can’t imagine what it would be like to remember in a visceral way the Holocaust. I have read the memories of others, first…

Disasters Our Fault

Is This Our Fault?

“I don’t think this is just about global warming,” said my friend as we sipped coffee together. What will fracking do to the water…

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In the Throes of Being Born

With Mother’s and Father’s day now behind us, I am aware of something Seth Myers said on Fresh Air to Terry Gross on becoming a…

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Ropes, Insanity and the Divine

“I’ve had it.” “I’m done.” “I don’t know where to turn.” Or, to put it in Twelve-Step lingo: “I’m powerless! I need a Power…