Note: This blog originally published in September 2011. “So how do you play this game?” quipped the tall, European-looking guy next to me. “I think you’re just supposed to try to get that puck thing in the designated area at the other end. It’s tricky, though, because you don’t want it to shoot over the [...]
Our relationships shape us and shake us. They can build us up and, at times, tear us down. Through the good, the bad and the ugly, these are the people we share our lives with. This is our safe place to vent, dissect the dysfunction, mend the past and honor the bonds.
It’s back to school, time! [Woo hoo! Wooo! Yeah! HUZ-ZAH!] I am so, so excited. I will miss the kiddos [and the incessant bickering]. But Iet’s face it, by the end of the summer everyone wants their space [well mainly me, due to the incessant bickering]. Before I get all caught up in the beautiful [...]
Note: This blog originally published in August 2010. During a typical day of living my life I am faced with challenges, issues, and concerns; I, like many people, must dig deep within myself to stay aware of my blessings, my talents and my gifts. I must stay present in the awareness of my internal guide [...]
Note: This blog originally published in January 2012. Staying over-busy is the #1 intimacy killer in today’s U.S. society (with our obsession with technology running a close second). Women are often so busy getting tasks accomplished that taking time to build close relational connections falls to the bottom of their very long to-do lists or [...]
Fizzle is an interesting word. One definition of fizzle is “to fail or end weakly, especially after a hopeful beginning.” Typically, when we begin a relationship we have a hopeful beginning. Romance is the clearest example of the type of relationship that most of us have had an experience with the “fizzle.” How do we [...]
Replenish. Just the word makes me relax a bit, you? When I think of ways to replenish both physically and emotionally several ideas come to mind. These certainly aren’t new, but I think we can always use another reminder. Find your magic number Get more sleep. We hear it all of the time, right? I [...]