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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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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Love is…

Let’s face it, people banter the word love around everything from chocolate ice cream to flannel pajamas.  So how are we to know when love is real?  Love is less about a feeling and more about action. For instance, if I really love myself, would I trick myself or lie to myself? Probably not, because…

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What Love Is…

What Love is… Deborah Anapol, Ph.D. says, “Love is force of nature. No matter how much we want to, we cannot demand, command or disappear love” It’s true, you can’t make someone love you and you can’t really stop them either. I do believe however you can create love. Love is the most powerful force…

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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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Being in Love

I love being in love. I love the warm gentle flow of feeling that makes you want to gather someone up in your arms and embrace them forever with your soul. I love the feeling of having come home. I love waiting for the feeling to diminish, and the sense of joy and surprise when…

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

This is the month when Cupid runs rampant and our ideas about love come into question. When you are a child you think love is getting a valentine at school from that really neat kid who sits in the desk two rows behind you. Then, as a teen, you think love is being asked to…

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You’re in Love When…

When you are young you believe that you fall into love. You could conceivably fall into lust, or trip mindlessly into passion-but love, real love is something you become – not something into which you fall. We also often confuse unconditional love and romantic love. Unconditional love is the glue that holds the universe together….

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Valentine’s Vows

I love being in love. Most of us do. Why then do we settle into relationships with a bowl of popcorn at one hand and the remote control in the other, zoning out as life and love pass us by? Could it be that relationships are work? In fact relationships are the toughest assignment on…

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