What I Know About An Open Heart

My uncle had open-heart surgery last week. In my good-sized extended family our reunions tend to take place at hospitals instead of at holidays. It’s an interesting dynamic trying to stretch my heart open wide enough to hold both the joy at seeing my family and the sadness or stress because of why we’re at the hospital. … Continue reading What I Know About An Open Heart

This Life Will Break Your Heart

Three people we know have died this week. None particularly close to me, but close to my family. I have lots of thoughts on death, on how our society deals with death, on how people deal with death. That's for another time and place. Here's my bottom line: This life will break our hearts. Not … Continue reading This Life Will Break Your Heart