Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Book Club - Beautiful Boy by David Sheff


Along with the joy of parenthood, with every child comes a piercing vulnerability.  It is at once sublime and terrifying.

"You've got to wonder what Jesus was like at seventeen,"  Anne Lamott wrote.  "They don't even talk about it in the Bible, he was apparently so awful."

He tells us Al-Anon's Three Cs: "You didn't cause it, you can't control it, you can't cure it."