The Soundtrack to Sadness

Four hours earlier, tears had crept down my cheeks as I put my sons to bed and went about the mundane tasks awaiting my attention. Tears of frustration, confusion, grief, tears for having snapped at my children, for having come up short in the ways I wanted to parent and communicate, for the rough spots …

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The Walk Home

I have thought a lot in past year or so about religion, spirituality, and my own relationship with each. I don’t consider myself a religious person, but I suppose it’s unsurprising that I would spend time pondering such things given that I spent a year training in hospice and palliative medicine and am currently a …

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