Tag Archive: Suffering

Going Home After The Terrible, Horrible, no Good, Very Bad Day


            It was as the children’s book by Judith Viorst says, “A Terrible, Horrible, no Good, Very Bad Day.” My correctional unit which typically only restrained a child… Continue reading

What Do We Say?


Six years ago today amidst a swirl of both joyful and frightful confusion, our first born son – Peter Alexander Witkowski (Second Peter) – was born in the early morning hours. About six hours later, he… Continue reading

The Hope of Tragedy


The accelerator was slammed hard against the floor. With one hand I gripped the wheel and with the other I tightly clutched the hand of my tearful wife. Only moments before, she had… Continue reading