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A bone to pick at…

When we have an issue or problem with another, have you ever noticed how much easier it is to go to anyone but that person?  We can so easily turn each other into table talk as we pour another cup of coffee and dissect each other's issues, all while leaving the person at the center… Continue reading A bone to pick at…

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Hoshiana…

Someone asked me what it was like to survive such near-fatal suicide attempts and how I feel about the stigma attached to it, while also asking what life is like under the blanket of post-traumatic stress. Talk about some heavy questions with some not-so-easy answers.  I do not believe there even should be a stigma attached… Continue reading Hoshiana…

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Répondez, s’il vous plaît…

There was a time when I worked at a hospital and then volunteered for a hospice organization on my days off.  I experienced two very different sides of death and dying going from one setting to the other; in one scenario I was involved with life saving measures and, in the other, I was simply holding… Continue reading Répondez, s’il vous plaît…