When Coping Is Too Much

Life has been painful, of late.   Circumstances have brought a profound awareness of my limitations.  The ongoing serious illness of someone I love.  The approaching first anniversary of my father’s death; the fact that I was too ill to visit the intensive care unit where he spent the final month of his life.   … More When Coping Is Too Much

New Year Reflections

New Year is a strange time.  For most of my life, since becoming ill as a child, I have been unable to equate it with celebration.  For many years the arrival of January was reason to mourn another year destroyed by illness.  Nowadays I tread a calmer path, but a wary one nonetheless.  What might … More New Year Reflections