Life Lessons in Presence

How many times have you heard someone say, “He was at home with us, but he wasn’t present?” It happens a lot and it’s a major factor in relationships coming apart. If you are reading this, you probably have some skills in staying present. The ability to stay present ebbs and flows through life, but […]

It Felt Like The End Of The World

Three decades ago, my life was humming along in a predictable way. The children were growing up with only two left at home. I had given up alcohol. Both my wife and I had good jobs – I as a university professor and she as a personnel officer for a large corporation. Our marriage was […]