Living in the “Tragic Gap” of Heartbreak: A September 11th Reflection   The deaths now approach 3,000.  2,752 in New York.  41 in Pennsylvania.  184 at the Pentagon. Nearly 300 of the dead were on the four planes that crashed in those three places.  More than 400 first responders – firefighters, paramedics, police officers – … Continue reading Heartbreak


Life, Interrupted.

Maybe love is nothing more than a willingness to be interrupted.   - from a Methodist Church sign                 Ten years ago Angelina Jolie won an Academy Award for her role as Lisa, a young runaway sociopath in the movie Girl, Interrupted.  Since that time this phrase about interruptions has been used in … Continue reading Life, Interrupted.