Follow Your Bliss
“Follow your bliss.”
My parents would repeat this phrase to me, like a mantra, throughout my childhood and adolescence. They always emphasized how crucial it was for me to to pursue what I love, what awakened my soul.
I heeded their advice and have focused on language…
When Breath Ceases
When the breath of a loved one ceases, the pain begins. And it does not end. It remains, in different forms, to different degrees, for the rest of our borrowed time on earth.
Since November 29, 2011, the day breath left my father’s lungs, neither I nor…