The things we forgive

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” -Pema Chödrön Running away from problems and moving on. That’s how I’ve spent most of my life. I’ve never begged to [...]


“Grief is just love with no place to go." -Jamie Anderson. Around noon, on February 8, 2018, I looked through Azul’s eyes for the last time as I put him in some stranger’s arms. She let me take his blue collar before we parted ways. I had to go, with teary eyes, and pay the [...]