They will need to tell their stories…

They will need to tell their stories. These people uprooted by Harvey. Just like the refugees of Katrina and Sandy and Camille and on; they will need to sit with you and hold your hand and cry as they describe the water rising in the night, their baby’s favorite...

My Shared Death Experience

Loved speaking at the IANDS conference this weekend. I shared an except from Water Oak: The Happiness of Longing that describes what’s being called a “shared death experience” – something that many people experience when a loved one dies....

It was the smell of Water Oak that I craved everyday…

It was always a secret favorite thing to do; to wake early and slip outside into the salty morning air, walk barefoot along the dewy grass across the lawn and up to the Water Oak. We had built a little ladder, Russell and I; just a few steps to get us off the ground...