Love in a Time of Trauma

Love in a Time of Trauma

Sheltering in place has left us all feeling out of place. So how should we live in a world of frightened, exposed people? These days, it’s as if we’re all walking around naked. Stripped of many of those things we covered ourselves with—our jobs, our...
Late Night Boxing Matches

Late Night Boxing Matches

Too many nights, in the quiet of my bedroom, I’m an unwilling actor playing a part in my own private drama. It’s like a movie set where the raucous din of the beer-swilling ringside crowd fades away and the bright arena lights dim, leaving a solitary,...
#Me Too, Jesus

#Me Too, Jesus

A lovely young woman sits across from me in my small therapy office, buttoned up so tight it looks like she’s hardly even breathing.  Her lips are pressed together as she carefully folds, then refolds, the Kleenex on her lap. Then she stops, looks up at me, and says,...

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