Category Archives: Relationship

Elder Parents Journey: Heart of the House

Houses are built to be containers of joy, safety, and security. That is what they are designed for, what architects intend, and builders infuse in their walls. Houses thrive when their purpose is fulfilled and suffer when it is not. … Continue reading

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Elder Parents: The Journey Begins

Having both parents suddenly go into an assisted living facility is stunning. It has put me in a place that I never expected—that WE never expected—and it is difficult in a way that I am not sure people who have … Continue reading

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Are You Not Feeling Heard?

Clear communication is central to creating and sustaining relationships of all types. This article explores some key elements to help strengthen your interpersonal communication awareness. Continue reading

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Change The Narrative — With Gratitude

Let’s change the narrative, the stories that we tell about life, the universe, and everything. Let’s work together to create a new narrative, one of compassion, respect, caring, abundance. Of course, the place to begin is within. You have likely … Continue reading

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Three Keys To Successful Long-Term Relationships

You may already know that I have been in a long-term relationship for … well … a very long time. I have seen many other relationships that have developed during that time fall apart. As a counselor, teacher, and minister, … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

The Art of Pulling Weeds is an exceedingly meditative practice. It is not simply about pulling plants out of the ground; it is about doing so mindfully and in awareness. Anyone can pull up weeds; however to do it well, … Continue reading

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The Quest for Authenticity

Many people say that they want to be authentic, that they want to express into the world who they really are rather than having to pretend to be someone they are not. They do not want to pretend to be who … Continue reading

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