She who sees herself as Master of the Present Moment is immediately left in the past.
"Oh, excuse me, you're with them?" a 60-something year old, salt-and-pepper haired woman said to me as I approached my wife, in-laws, and twin daughters in the hotel lobby. "Yes, these are my daughters," I replied, my tone a bit more aggressive than I'd intended. Her husband turned around from fawning over our babies to… Continue reading The Discomfort of Other People
We all have trauma that has overcast parts of our past. The trouble with trauma is that it has a way of making you feel like you're alone. As if that dark cloud is your burden to bear indefinitely and isolation is a fair price to pay because no one could possibly understand what you're… Continue reading Past Trauma & Parenthood