A Tribute To A Beautiful Man: The Secrets Of Love And Pain

Note: I lost a close friend this week.

I. The purpose of the words that follow is not to fill the gaping emotional holes created by this loss. Nor is their purpose to capture the man’s life. Words were not designed to do either of those things. Words can only provide hints to the essential insights we can attempt to understand at a time like this.

II. In searching for a way to memorialize my friend one picture presented itself over and over again. One phrase keeps coming back into my mind. And that is: A beautiful man. Read the rest of this entry »