Listening to the In Between

Therapists are taught to listen, mostly to the in-between where the truth is, in what is not said, in body language, in facial expressions, in hesitation, discomfort and sometimes even obvious lies.  We are taught to listen differently in ways that could benefit all of us actually. I would bet five bucks that you have…

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Love Is…

I have never really believed that you fall in love instantly. You could conceivable fall into lust, or trip mindlessly into passion – but love, real love, takes time – like cooking the perfect soufflé. Love creeps gently into your insides when you glance her way and see the sun gently reflecting off locks of…

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New Year! New Start!

No doubt about it, this has been a tough year for most. However, the energy of the New Year brings a fresh start, and new hope. One of the greatest gifts we have as human beings, is that we get to begin again in each moment, in each day and on each New Year. We…

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The Gifts of Pause

Tis the season to be jolly but the ho, ho, ho’s seems to be hiding. Today there is more holy cow than ho, ho, ho! To many of us, it feels as if we are waiting for the other shoe to drop and we are doing it while holding our breath. We haven’t had a…

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Keeping It Real

At age seventy-five, every moment spent with my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren is a holy moment, not to be squandered.  The other day, while going to the store, my granddaughter was on her cell phone texting. I said, “Sweetie you are important to me and every moment we have together now is precious. Do…

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