What happens when comedy crosses the line of good taste and poking becomes slashing. Some of us grew up with humor as a love language.
Writing my new book, Courageous Aging (Morgan James, Spring 2017), has been quite the education. With more than 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day, the
Years ago, I was giving a speech at a conference in Iowa when a middle-aged farmer told me a story I have never forgotten. This
I recently struggled with the idea that I could not absorb any more of my 92-year old mother’s love, which got me thinking about how,
Bearing witness to the mayhem in Ferguson, Mo., last week left most Americans feeling heartsick. Today, as we assess the physical, social, economic and spiritual
My morning hikes into the canyons of Torrey Pines State Beach often take the form of a walking meditation. As I trudge up the hill
We tend to go through “coping cycles” in times of adversity. There’s a time for holding things together. And a time for falling apart. Holding
Almost all of us have a history of hitting brick walls at some time in our lives. We find ourselves feeling confined, stuck, and trapped.
“As Free and Independent States … we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our Fortunes and our Sacred Honor.” — The Declaration of Independence
When faced with a severe tragedy, particularly the loss of a loved one, we must live by an honor code to survive. In my work