Tag Archives: vulnerable

On Being Vegetarian

“Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.” Albert Schweitzer While listening to the radio program The Splendid Table on Minnesota Public Radio, I heard what I considered to be a disturbing piece.  One of the guests was a chef from New York who proclaimed that he is anti vegetarianism.  His […]

Holding on to an Uncomfortable Comfort Zone

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” Samuel Johnson A lot has changed in the last several months.  Here in Minnesota, new COVID-19 cases are falling every week.  As of today, 47.3% of the population is fully vaccinated and 55.2% have had a least […]

The Dragon is Me

“I would never slay the dragon, because the dragon was also me.” John Green Since 1949, the United States has designated the month of May as Mental Health Month. I grew up surrounded by people who suffer from one form of mental illness or another, so I am fully aware of the trauma it brings […]