Thanksgiving?

As I drove slowly up the road devastation surrounded me on all sides. The landscape in every direction was blackened and the air was filled with the pungent smell of smoke. The quite familiar real estate now looked nothing like it had just 24 hours before. It was eerily quiet with no sign of life. …

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Staying at the Table

He stomped out and slammed the door, and those left in the room sat in silence. The discussion had been intense, but civil. The conversation, however, was clearly moving in the opposite direction of the angry – now absent – colleague. As the facilitator, I held the silence for a couple of minutes before asking, …

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Healing and Hope…

We had just pulled off the freeway to fill up with gas and to provide the opportunity to use the facilities. My job, as always, was to assist our pooch Lucy in this bodily task as she dragged me to the nearest space that resembled something of actual earth. “Hey mister, is that your rig?” …

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