From Miami, With Love

Am in Miami International, waiting for my flight home from the Book Faire. Thinking about all there is to be grateful for, remembering that it is NOT selfish to be joyful in spite of the pain we see around us. First take care of yourself (“put your breathing mask on first in case of depressurization) but then be of service to those around you.

And your joy can help remind them that there is recovery from loss. All adults have suffered loss. We should by now have observed the cycles of grief, and know that helping each other through them is one of the most loving and sacred obligations of…

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.