#MeTooJesus

(Originally published in The Redbud Post, 9.1.19) A lovely young woman sits across from me in my small therapy office, buttoned up so tight it looks like she’s hardly even breathing. Her lips are pressed together as she carefully folds, then refolds, the clean Kleenex on her lap. Then she stops, looks up at me,…

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Prisoner Swap

August 6, 2016 As the days crept up to the second anniversary of Steve’s death, I was bracing myself for this season’s inevitable flood of memories, pain and grief.  Little did I know that this year would be different, because Steve would be sending me a gift I desperately needed: a get out of jail…

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