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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Moments Matter

My Saturday evening was quiet. There was a gentle energy of discomfort in my body and discontent in the air that I couldn’t shake. My friend Jeanne Cordova was somehow with me. I knew she was leaving, dying and I could not release that knowing to focus on anything else.  We have known each other…

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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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