The Trauma of Being Alive

Scott writes:” Writing recently in the New York Times, Dr. Mark Epstein, a psychiatrist with decades of experience helping people cope with their life traumas, wrote a fascinating piece which said, among other things, “An undercurrent of injury and disaster runs through ordinary life.” My nearly 50 years of experience as a parish minister confirms the truth of this stark observation. Let’s reflect together this Sunday on the trauma of being alive.”