Just when I thought it was over… One of the most enduring memories of my childhood was a time when my mother suffered from a heart infection. As part of her convalescence she was confined to her room. That room was at the end of a long hall, and the door remained closed. I’d…
As I return from vacation, I emerge from the constant low-grade buzz that is issued with the pool towels and drink vouchers at every Caribbean resort…
While researching an article I came across a piece of information that made my jaw drop. Both Martin Luther King, Jr and Mahatma Gandhi attempted…
Lent is a season of sacrifice. You give something up. Something you really enjoy. Something you don’t want to live without. We Catholics note the period…
My daughter buttered English muffins while I made bacon and eggs. We sat around the table late on a Saturday morning. The bacon was especially good…
Why should you take advice from a meditation teacher who doesn’t meditate? Only 22% of people who take a course in mindfulness meditation are still…
First off, I work in a liquor store. I’m the whiskey guy, and I spend the day talking to customers, mostly men, about the stories that go into every…
A person has to be productive. A person has to be given the opportunity to take care of themselves. A person has to fail every once in a while. A person…
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Practicing Mental Illness