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In high school, if my mom could hear me bickering with a friend she would pick up the telephone. “Girls,” she would say. “Are you being charitable?” My girlfriends and I would bust out laughing and completely forget the adolescent […]

I will admit it. I give my boys a hard time for being Eagles fans. In their defense, they truly do believe they are from Philly like their father. Of course, I too was rooting for the Eagles.  If my […]

There is nothing more joyful than the holidays surrounded by the ones we love. But life is an ebb and flow and inevitably we suffer loss or relocations or relationships end and much more. And what was once a […]

In church last week the priest spoke of suffering. He cautioned us – Do not become armchair Catholics – suffering is intuitive to this thing we call living. There is no question my faith has gotten me through this difficult divorce and […]

There is a contradiction to Hurricane Harvey’s torment. The images which blend the horrific and the inspiring. The portraits of both professional and ordinary heroes: Linking arms to rescue motorists Hugging tear soaked victims Risking life  for even four legged […]