A timeless story about the harm we inflict with our deceits, and the power of love to ultimately redeem us.

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August 18, 1997

Death ends a life, not a relationship.

September 23, 2003

All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time.

September 26, 2006

Every family is a ghost story. The dead sit at our tables long after they have gone.

September 29, 2009

What if our beliefs were not what divided us, but what pulled us together?

September 4, 2012

It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be.

November 12, 2013

What if the end is not the end?

November 10, 2015

Everyone joins a band in this life.

October 9, 2018

There’s no such thing as a nobody. And there are no mistakes.


November 5, 2019

Families are like pieces of art: They can be made from many materials.

November 2, 2021

What would happen if we called on God for help and God actually appeared?

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On Writing

A talk given to fellow staffers at the Detroit Free Press, this essay is a valuable resource for writers looking to find their voice and reach an audience.