Truth and Dare

I’ve never played the game “Truth or Dare”, and it’s not something I’d ever want to do. I’ve heard too many horror stories of young people (and, sometimes not-so-young people) divulging information that should have been theirs alone, or performing a “dare” that was dangerous, humiliating or out of their comfort zone. (It’s sad what […]

Brokenness & Gluing Ourselves Back Together

Kintsugi (金継ぎ) is a Japanese word for repairing broken pottery with a special lacquer mixed with gold. The technique recognizes the history of the object, and visibly incorporates the repair into the piece. Rather than trying to disguise what could be considered flaws, attention is brought to them. The item that was broken, and glued […]

Broken

This is not a “happy” story. It’s not a story about lasagna or green sweaters or cloth napkins. It’s a story about humanness. It’s a story about brokenness. There are people I know who feel broken. I’m sure there are many more who are broken but have never shared it with anyone.  I’m not talking […]