Listen and Honor

Today, I remember those American Warriors I have never met…the Heroes I have been honored to hear such vivid and meaningful stories about from their brothers and sisters who walked beside them in uniform. The veterans who bravely share these memories have mourned the...
Dear Soldier

Dear Soldier

Dear Soldier, Today, as I sit in a warm house with children playing, conversations ending in laughter, and endless amounts of home cooked foods, I remember you. I remember your unpretentious sacrifices and modest heroism. I remember your warrior ethos – you will...
The Combat Zone of Bitterness

The Combat Zone of Bitterness

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. As a therapist in a community of our nation’s warriors and the home of the most deployed Division in the US Army, I have witnessed...
We Are The Lucky Ones

We Are The Lucky Ones

We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us ~ George Orwell I am a lucky one. I am given a precious gift nearly every day. Some of these gifts are delivered with great caution and some are readily...