“I’m Fine”

Over the past two months, I’ve had lots of people ask me how they can help. Do you need anything? they ask. How are you doing? Or worse, some say nothing at all. Our culture conditions us to reply with the obligatory “I’m okay” or “I’m fine” or “we don’t need anything, but thank you.” … More “I’m Fine”

The Darkness

It’s been almost two months since I lost my Dad. I thought things would start to get easier. I thought I would get back to my normal life, my normal routine, and the pain would ease. But the pain is still there, sneaking up on me throughout the day, scraping its claws against my heart, … More The Darkness