An Open Letter to My Father

I grew up without much of a relationship with my father.  I haven’t seen him since I was 12. A few days ago, my sister Arial called to tell me her husband had called her and said there was a letter from our father in the mail. As she drove home, we talked and then … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Father

How to Forgive Yourself

This week is the Jewish New Year or Rosh Hashanah. I'm not particularly religious anymore but this holiday resonates with me. As part of the start of the new year we are supposed to use the time between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, to go to people we may have hurt … Continue reading How to Forgive Yourself