the other side

Because I’m being bombarded with messages about how important it is to be open and vulnerable, I’m here to confess that when I’m depressed I usually reject help from my friends. Turns out that I’m probably hurting their feelings, so that’s another lovely side effect. I know this because someone’s not letting me in right […]


My heart’s hurting for Newtown, for victims everywhere of gun violence, for people suffering with mental illness. I’ve been reading a lot since Friday night. Here are a few links to some smart, sobering, precious responses: If Not Now, When? If Not Us, Who? Insanity is Winning How To Help I Cry To You From […]