Being Creative while Recovering from a Brain Injury

When you have a brain injury, you can lose a lot. Your social life or friends. Your job or ability to work in the same field. Your independence, self-reliance, autonomy, or ability to care for your own needs. Your ability to drive anywhere you want whenever you want. Emotional control. Cognitive stamina. Focus, concentration, organization, …

Not Yet

Today I want to tell you about the Land of Not Yet—a beautiful and dangerous place, a place with innumerable pitfalls and opportunities. Not Yet is full of every imaginable landscape, plant, animal and person. Sometimes Not Yet appears to be a land of black and white. People there can choose to be kind or …

Angels, a prose poem

When you're called to be sick and not well, when you're called to mourn, not rejoice, when you're called to sit in sackcloth and ash not splendorous robes, when the ache of days fades to the ache of night, when friends become foes and foes strike in their might, when God beats a distant drum …

Hello again, and some good (I hope!) reads

Is it really almost July? Where is this year going? I haven't written here for a while because I was soaking up California rays (which involved getting on a plane for the first time in two years--hurrah and triumph!) and then getting back in the swing of things. However, I've written a couple of articles for other sites …

{R e f l e c t i o n} Explosions

"When the wicked rule the people mourn. . . . Renounce war and proclaim peace" (Doctrine and Covenants 98:9, 16). Seven or so years ago, my sister and I were returning to shore from a river cruise in Mystic, Connecticut, on a gorgeous sunny day. Just as we were disembarking, we looked up to see a smallish fireball of …