How Kobe’s crash and #girldads can impact all of us

How Kobe’s crash and #girldads can impact all of us I didn’t write a blog last week. Kobe Bryant’s crash and the #girldads Twitter explosion impacted me a little, pushing me into somber mindfulness and back out again. I’m not a basketball fan, but I was jarred...

3 ways to handle grief (inspired by a random stranger)

3 ways to handle grief (inspired by a random, wonderful stranger) The coolest, most random and affirming thing happened this week. I grieved with a total stranger, and I felt joy in doing it. I’ll tell you in a minute how it happened. Let me just preface the story by...

Who is God the Father to you?

Who is God the Father to you? Daddy, Dad, Father, Papa, Daddio, Pop. These titles, and many more, draw up a wide, tumultuous range of emotions for us. Each, in its own way, suggests a level of intimacy and connection, a unique blending of two lives in a relationship...

Searching for my Father

Searching for my father a story of loss, longing, and closure Growing up, Father’s Day was my least favorite holiday. Even President’s Day or St. Patrick’s Day were better than this one. Some of you probably feel the same way.  Thinking about fathers may drudge up...

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