I needed a day to myself last week in a bad way. But I didn’t know it. I’d been traveling, working non-stop, attending to family, doing what I do to be there for others. I just kept pushing, not listening to the messages of my own body to slow down. So, instead of simply telling […]
One of my dearest friends is dying of cancer. Richard was diagnosed just shy of a year ago, and each visit now that I get to share with him feels especially poignant. As he dies, he is teaching me about death, about how not to be afraid of it, about how to face it and talk about it openly, and about how a person can die with dignity and graceful acceptance.