Love is forever present, it is all around us. We merely need to be open to it and believe that it is there, that it is good and we that we can touch it. And yet, somehow, we seem to move all around it. We flirt and play and fall deep and enjoy it, and then
Love makes the world go around–we’ve all heard the songs and the sonnets, recited the poetry, and felt the inspiration of love letters. We each crave love–deep love that is intimate, sustainable and healthy. We want romance, friendship and the physicality that comes from a meaningful connection. Love is, without a doubt, the most powerful experience
Whether you are talking about social media, speaking gigs, or wanting love in your life [in the way of romance or friendships], it all comes down to the issue of connection and that means engagement. If you don’t get it, you are sitting there all by yourself. We long for connection to others, for others to hear
I recently posted a rather innocent question on Facebook and have been taken aback a the great responses it elicited. It is good to know how much people care and to also know that people are reading. However, that same post also got people guessing, with great confidence, about who my person was that I
As I am asked about my work and what I do as a psychologist, an author, a consultant, and a speaker, many things come to mind. However, they seem to all land on one point– relieving pain. We all have some form of pain. Perhaps you are feeling happy today. Great. But you can probably
We see the signs but I wonder, as I read them, about the deeper meaning we have waiting for us with each one of them. On a winding and hilly road, this comes before my eyes and I laugh a bit as I think that even in my automobile, I am going to exercise caution.
What?! Let what out? Vulnerability. I’m not so well acquainted with it, but I am learning from so many sources, especially those close to me, that this is a lovely experience. I’m not so sure. I’ve got mixed feelings. Really, extending beyond my zone of comfort and allowing people to know my frailties? However, there
My life is on a course of having prayers answered. I have prayed for humility, patience, and grace. I had people and events placed onto my path that have caused me to know more about these topics than what I could have ever imagined. The journey is not easy. However, it is one that I
We shouldn’t deny it, everybody wants to fall in love in their life. Some people want to fall in love over and again and feel the passion of life in a multitude of ways and have the love affair be as much with life itself as it is with a life partner. All understandable. The thing about
My mom’s cousin, who is my second cousin, just died. He was my oldest living relative. He was a WWII veteran and a very faith filled man who had a sweetness and a tough to him that I was drawn to. We exchanged a lot of communications online. He was political and funny and dear.