I Weep Not for Her

Though she faded away, I still think of her, her coming, her staying, and her going. She left and yet no one mourned for her. The celebration of her going knows no limit. Even now when I still thinks of her going, I still smile. Isn’t it strange? That one can leave and nobody weeps […]

The Crime of Illness in a New Age Family

While terms like “transformative,” “integral,” and “evolutionary” now prevail, in the 1970s and ’80s, and a while in the ’90s, “New Age” and “New Thought” were the common terms and many said them without scorn. My father wouldn’t have called himself New Age because of the associations with going feral, having wild fun, wearing non-traditional […]