This may have been my very best retreat even though my dad died, a volcano erupted, and Indonesia is rioting. Go figure. Continue reading
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My experience, definition, and understanding of Love have undergone a dramatic transformation over the last couple of years.
For most of my life love was about what I could get. I think that’s normal for youth.
My 50th birthday should have come with a warning sign saying, “Now we start killing and removing what you love.”
This sounds harsh and horrible… but it’s actually been a profoundly beautiful experience of appreciation, service, and surrender.s
I don’t regret this experience. In fact I’m grateful for it. Continue reading
What you probably didn’t know (unless you’ve been following my daily Facebook Live videos for the last 3 weeks) is that my brilliant father has Alzheimer’s-related dementia. This is the brainiac attorney who went to college and law school on full academic scholarship… he nabbed a perfect score on the Law School Admissions Test when he took it on a lark. He raised me on conversations of Constitutional Law and Civil Rights for as long as I can remember. He has declined so rapidly this year that last night his wife put him on a plane to … Continue reading