my love is all you need, don’t look back again

This picture was taken on one of the best days of my life. I know that’s quite a statement – a pinpointed moment in time when one was truly happy, when all seemed to be right with the world. It’s true, it happened, I remember it, I was there. If I could go back inContinue reading “my love is all you need, don’t look back again”

An Open Letter to a Closed Person

Dear you, I remember when I was twenty or twenty-one years old I returned to church and gave a talk during a retreat about my experience as a twenty-something living a spiritual lifestyle. I wanted to send a message to these high school students that being “different” is okay – that believing in angels and saints,Continue reading “An Open Letter to a Closed Person”

On Death, in Sadness

Widow Walking Through Cemetery, The New York Public Library Digital Collections I work in a place where customers become family, where family become customers, where everybody knows your name. Well, maybe not quite. But it’s my own version of Cheers, except without the booze. (Sigh. If only we had booze.) It’s also a place where the age range ofContinue reading “On Death, in Sadness”