I stroke her hand as she lies in her blue print hospital gown, surrounded by machines and tubes and bags. It’s been five days since my friend spoke. I read her poems and prayers, talk to her about our children, and am mildly curious about my peacefulness. I long to remain near. How is it…

This week our firm celebrated a wedding – we witnessed a beautiful joining of two incredible people when our legal assistant, Christi, married her Aaron.  Christi was quite simply radiant on Friday evening when she pledged her love, devotion, and commitment to Aaron.  To be honest, Christi has worked alongside me for 4 years and…

After being assured that all guests at the table had been served, heads bowed, then the priest said a blessing. No one hesitated to make the sign of the cross. Everyone recited the familiar words in unison.  All in attendance were raised in the same faith which included this simple prayer prior to each meal….

After thousands of initial divorce consultations with men and women contemplating whether or not to move forward with a divorce, I find myself frequently questioning normal.  People often reveal to me the intimate details of their married lives.  They reveal how she lives upstairs, he lives downstairs.  They reveal how they no longer talk to…