We have all had the experience of feeling like we just met with a person who we thought we knew, but somehow the encounter left us feeling like we just met with a stranger. Its an awful experience. We feel confused, sad, and even angry. The person who was there was not being their authentic
There are so many ways for us to get motivated, find inspiration, and feel the drive to move beyond where we are currently. I find my sources are both earthly and heavenly. For my earthly well-being, I want my body to be as strong and healthy as possible. For so many years, my priorities were elsewhere
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.
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
The day began as I departed from St Louis at dawn and drove to my home town of Chicago. Some people think the drive a horrid one, I love it. I am on the open road, enjoying the countryside, the old farms, the big sky, the rising sun, and the quiet. I trust my time
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.
It is vital for us to arise each morning and feel the confidence to make the day count, accomplish goals, and feel our capabilities. And yet there are a multitude of distractions and barriers that become challenges that reroute even our best of intentions. We explain to ourselves, and to others, the why of
This is a week that many observe as Holy Week, me included in that category. And this week can be a great excuse for anyone, yes, any one, any where, at any moment in time. Each day is a new opening for a shift, for goodness to seep into your realm and take hold and