To Love, And Have Courage

To Love, And Have Courage

Though I am the bearer of fragility and foolishness, I harbor no hatred. I am the spark before judgment, the ghost disguising pride; I mustn’t give in to hatred.

I am one, and they are all

I am one, and they are all

I know I cannot help it Someone asks me what the cost is, I close my eyes, relax my hands and stop What change did you expect? A search is on and you can’t get away from it. Ain't that a six-inch stone in your wheel? Don't you get the shakes when it's gotten too [...]

Seeing Through the Fire

Seeing Through the Fire

If you are anything like me you like to ask questions that are beyond our comprehension such as What is the meaning of life? Or Why am I here and what is my purpose? There is no satisfaction in asking these questions because we can never find satisfactory answers. Our curious minds often get the better of us [...]

My Balancing Act

My Balancing Act

WWritten in 2015. I left the neurologist with a clean bill of health! "If the world were to end tomorrow would you get wasted?" That was the question that got the table laughing and got a resounding "yes" in response from the others. I had just finished chairing a meeting at Bellevue hospital, speaking to [...]

Now is When the Sun Shines Brightest

Now is When the Sun Shines Brightest

"Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most." - Fyodor Dostoevsky  Lately, things have been going well. I am turning 32 sometime this afternoon, and I have no idea what to say. I have no idea where I am going and no news on tomorrow. What fascinates me is that even though [...]

SEAT 4D: ROW 1

SEAT 4D: ROW 1

I am sitting on a plane headed back home to New York City. Sometimes when I sit and think about the direction my life is headed I focus on the future. I wonder what type of job I'll end up with. If I'll stay in the city for the rest of my life. The list [...]