Before a drunk driver killed my brother, I often felt like I lived within in a circle of protection. While I had challenges in my life, I hadn’t experienced unexpected death. Tragic events happened to others, in distant parts of the world, far away from my backyard. But when he died at 32 years of age, I realized that I was just as vulnerable as anyone else. At the time, it shook my world. But, years later, I realized that I was a member of a very large club. It helped me have more compassion for others.
It seems unfair to me that some people seem to have so much tragedy! Their... Read More