The Most Important Gift

This is the monsoon season in Arizona, when the winds shift bringing moist air from the Gulf of Mexico that create thunderstorms, lightning, fires, and flash floods. We just had a huge storm last week with winds approaching 70 mph that blew down structures, trees and...

God, Science, and Spiritual Healing

Scientific American recently published an article (June 15, 2021) by David Rosmarin PhD, the Director of the Spirituality and Mental Health at McLean Hospital in Boston, in which he concludes that belief in God is associated with better treatment outcomes for acute...

Taps Across America

Hello Relatives: This Memorial Day will not feature parades or large gatherings. However, momentum has been building to honor this solemn day Taps Across America has been asking buglers and trumpet players all over the Country to play the haunting music of “Taps” on...

I’m Too Sexy for This Byte

I just celebrated my birthday, and it was of those storied happenings destined to become a family legend. We gathered at my daughter’s house for a scrumptious brunch which began with Mimosas, on to the garlic bagels with smoked whitefish, and finished with NY...

Help Hoist This Flag

For almost 40-years I have walked the transformative journey from doctor to healer with my friend, colleague, and co-author, Dr. Howard Silverman. He has also incorporated rituals, ceremonies, humanitarian clowning/improvisational principles in his clinical work. He...