Do As I Say, Not As I Do?

January 13, 2014choices, communication, connections, kindness, parenting

If you have children, what are your thoughts about how they learn from you?  So many of us think that children learn how to behave from our lectures and verbal teachings.  That’s only part of the story, though.  Our kids are always watching and listening, even when we have no idea that they are at … Read More

My Christmas Wishes for You!

December 23, 2013blessings, happiness, holidays, kindness, love

Not everyone celebrates Christmas.  Many people celebrate various other holidays, depending on their belief systems. If you do celebrate Christmas, though, my Christmas wishes for you are:  that your heart be joyful, your mind be peaceful, your body be full of good health, and your world be safe!  I have many other wishes that I … Read More

Quote of the Week

October 10, 2013connections, intimacy, kindness, love, quote of the week

“When you begin to touch your heart, or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless.  You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space.”     Pema Chodron

Quote of the Week

September 26, 2013connections, kindness, love, quote of the week

“I have never met a person whose greatest need was anything other than real, unconditional love. You can find it in a simple act of kindness toward someone who needs help.  There is no mistaking love…it is the common fiber of life, the flame that heats our soul, energizes our spirit, and supplies passion to … Read More