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We Are Born Knowing

How does it happen that we spend much of our lives disconnected from ourselves, searching (we don’t know for what) but missing the mark? The most important part of being alive often remains elusive and distant. I believe that we are born knowing who we are. When my grandson was two days old he looked… Read more »

Two Themes; Two Melodies

Two themes keep coming up for me. One is about the importance of facing our demons – the learned responses from childhood and on that form the lens through which we view the world. Those experiences and the beliefs about ourselves influence how we react in relationships and what we expect from life. If we… Read more »

A Spontaneous Joy

Yesterday we had a snowstorm. It snowed all day and night and piled up the most snow that we’ve had in a long time. This morning I ventured out to go to the chiropractor. Just as I thought! As I backed the car out of the garage it got stuck and wouldn’t go forward or… Read more »

Quality or Quantity?

What is the measure of a truly meaningful, beneficial life experience? Is swimming 50 laps better for your health than swimming 40 laps? Is having 30 friends come to a party better than having 3 close friends whom you can trust with your most vulnerable feelings? Is working at a job that your parents and… Read more »

The Dangers of Wanting to Be Loved

I am a reasonable person. I have good judgment and can read a situation really well. I am secure and well-adjusted, considerate and articulate. But there is one area that overrides my trust in my intuition, and it does so without seeking permission from my otherwise mature, well-functioning mind. That is when I act out… Read more »

Puddle Jumpers

Puddles and kids go well together. Jumping, skipping, and splashing in puddles is a child’s domain. Kids seek them out, take a running start and feel the sensual pleasure of them, splashing for the sheer glee of it. Do you remember when it was such fun to stomp on water and watch it disperse in… Read more »