Last Conversations

You have a conversation. And know it might be the last one. The last one, because of inherent vagaries of life. Or because you know something the other person doesn’t. Or even because you both know the same thing. It lends a certain poignancy to the chat. And an element of helplessness, too. You’re hoping … Read more

Forgive… Forget… Or Both?

“Forgive and forget!” That’s sage advice. Many religious texts and spiritual guides offer it. But I’ve always found it difficult. Not to follow. But to understand. “Forgive…” I get this part. Forgiveness of something (or someone) comes from a position of strength and security. It’s a sign of magnanimity and maturity. And reflects a deep … Read more