Monthly Archives: February 2014

Spiritual Mentors: Three with AIDS

This past weekend my wife and I watched the film Dallas Buyers’ Club. This excellent film took me back to a time when I met with many men, women, and children coping with HIV and, in some cases, dying from AIDS. … Continue reading

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On Death

This past weekend I had a meaningful discussion with my son Matt on several death-related issues to include wills and advanced directives. It was the kind of discussion I’d had with my own father. The information was invaluable when he … Continue reading

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On Powerlessness

Addiction is in my thoughts every day but especially today because of the death of the immensely talented Philip Seymour Hoffman of apparent drug overdose. It is no accident that the first step of the 12 Step program confronts us … Continue reading

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