The Value of Grief

It’s one of those nights when every song that plays reaches some part of my heart that can’t help but open to grief—I’m in tears every 10 minutes or so. Not because anything bad has happened, or because I’m in a difficult place—simply because it’s there—that grief,...

Thankful

I wrote this article a couple of years ago, and while I don’t often “re-write” articles, this one, to me, is more of a practice–a reminder of the blessings in my life.  They have shifted and grown, so I will allow my sharing to grow as well. If...

For the Love of Lust: Part Two

(If you missed part one of For the Love of Lust, Click Here)   We are built for bonding.  There is no doubt.  Whether we ever satisfy our innate need for deep connection is dependent on countless factors, but suffice it to say, creating meaning through our...

Relationship Skills Training

When I was a personal trainer working with people striving toward their fitness goals, my initial focus with them was most often on form and function. Beyond those basics, I would help to motivate them to then practice their new skills daily or weekly, consistently...

And We Fall

In between a man and a woman who fall… first in love, then into wounds, then sometimes into pain too deep to describe; there is a bond that will forever provide an opportunity to open or to constrict.  Ahhh… Love The hope in every beginning is that “this”...