Tag: mental-health

  • When “good” people do inexplicable things

    Years ago when, for the first times ever, I rode public transportation in a big city, I was once in a crowded subway when I saw a woman’s bag about to slip to the floor. I reached out to catch it for her but she jerked it away with a “strong” verbal warning for me […]

  • A few vital minutes in the morning

    “Jane and I have always professed different philosophies about language: she will use meditation while I use¬†prayer for the same set of words.” -Mark Belletini in the Forward to Jane Ranney Rzepka’s FROM ZIP LINES TO HOSAPHONES As soon as my Macbook comes alive every morning and I sign into my Gmail, I read three […]

  • Counting to 10 (No, really…)

    In the last couple of weeks I have received some communications that I reacted to with more anger than I remember having in a long time. This is not good, being mad feels terrible. It is also dangerous to the soul. Thus, the motto found on some church basement walls: “HALT: Never get too hungry, […]