Is there such thing as “the love of my life”?

February 14, 2024
This is a good day to consider the question: Is there just one right mate for each of us? The person we call "the love of my life"? Or is it just a fairy tale...a...

A simple exercise to access more love in your life

September 28, 2023
  When you live with an open heart, you're vulnerable... ....and don't I know it. Not everyone sees the open heart for what it is--or respects it as they...

May holiday spirit be with you all year round

December 24, 2022
I've had reason to think long and hard about holiday spirit this season and even to have a discussion about it with a dear friend. So here's what I want to say: We...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

Has your heart been broken?

June 28, 2022
Has your heart been broken? If it has, my own heart goes out to you. I know what it feels like: I didn't reach my advanced age without an arrow or two to my own...

How overplaying a royal hand is never smart

June 9, 2022
My husband and I watched a Netflix documentary on Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, Margaret, the other night. Margaret was long known to be a self-centered...

It’s time to redefine Valentine’s Day to make i...

February 14, 2022
Valentine's Day is not just for lovers. It's for love. All kinds of love. And showing our love. The month of February is a great time to send a different kind of...

Sweeping up the pieces of a broken heart

January 27, 2022
In most of the novels I've read about men leaving their wives, the spurned wife with a broken heart wants to kill herself. It says a lot about me that when my...

How we all play the waiting game

December 21, 2021
Sometimes, we wait not for change but for the grace to accept the status quo. We must embrace the way things are and let life frame the love we have to share. We...

Why you should run fast as you can from someone who withhol

July 19, 2021
If you approach others with an open heart, you may not be familiar with the concept of withholding.  It's a pretty diabolical relationship dynamic and a big red flag...

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