How do we move forward? How do we act when fear holds us back?
For a good three weeks, I had the flu, then bronchitis, then what I call persistent bronchitis, because it refused to go away with just one antibiotic. So I was prescribed a second round of medication that lasted twice as long as …
If you ever see dramatic changes happening to my website in the middle of the day, you can count on the fact that I am at a crossroads in my writing career.
I feel afraid a lot lately.
Two weeks ago, I heard on the news that a man posing as a police officer pulled a car over at gunpoint near our home. I needed to travel that same route at about the same time just a few days later.
I felt the earth crack a little wider this weekend when news of the bombings and gunfire in Paris began to circulate on my Facebook feed. Just the day before Lebanon was shaken with two suicide bombs, the US was conducting airstrikes in Syria and Iraq, and a drone supposedly killed Jihadi John, the man seen in so many of the beheading videos.