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The power of a stepparent and the power of forgiveness

Stepparents have an incredible opportunity to do good in the lives of their stepchildren. Children of divorce usually have roadblocks in their way that make it a challenge to grow up healthy and whole. That’s just the way it is. A stepparent can take a child under his or her wing and help to remove… Read more »

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Excerpt from “You Loved Me” – a memoir of transformation

Today I am posting a short excerpt from the second chapter of the memoir. I won’t do this much yet since everything is still in flux but it feels right for today. We lived in New Jersey, near the coast, south of Atlantic City, in a little town called Brick. Brick Township was a quintessential… Read more »

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The hardest lesson I have ever had

I went to a writer’s conference this week. I’m not sure that’s an adequate descriptor for the event. I have been telling people it was a writer’s retreat. It ended up being a spiritual transformation for many of the people in attendance. I include myself in that number. But as I sit and process today… Read more »