Standing in line at a local coffee shop, even safely masked and distanced, I (along with anyone else in proximity) overheard what seemed like ill-fated advice. A group of 3 women ahead of me (maybe in their mid-twenties) one now … Continue reading “Shake the Sugar Tree”, Creating Illusion for Personal Gain.
The importance of accountability (owning mistakes and shortcomings) can’t be understated in creating emotional safety in relationship. While this makes solid intellectual sense, it can be a difficult concept to practice. It is likely we have all experienced apology without … Continue reading Relational Rupture and Repair. The Art of Apology.
I am thinking this evening, as I do many evenings and know many of you do, of the state of our country and larger world. After listening to President Biden’s address to Congress and the nation (April 28th, 2021) I … Continue reading The Intergenerational Transmission of belief and its role in Systemic Racism.
Ready to share my April Post, I found myself unable to place the finishing pieces this morning. The post was in regard to personal responsibility in relationship and the process of relational rupture and repair. Attachment terms used to describe … Continue reading Collective Pain: A Nation in Need of Repair.
Human relationship is one of the most, if not the most important areas of our lives. It is through relationship, in our earliest and formative years, that we learn about ourselves and others. The foundation of our own capacity and … Continue reading “Wounds of Mattering”, Missed Connections Found in Our Internal Dialogue.
“Finally, I am coming to the conclusion that my highest ambition is to be what I already am. That I will never fulfill my obligation to surpass myself, unless I first accept myself, and if I accept myself fully in … Continue reading True Self: Beneath The Layers of Our Learning.
Ho’ Oponopono, (pronounced Ho -o-po-no-po-no) in its simplicity is a Hawaiian prayer of forgiveness and reconciliation with self and other. In its complexity, it is an ancient wisdom surrounding the depth of human and spiritual connection. In the spirit of … Continue reading Ho’ Oponopono, Ancient Wisdom for 2021.
This article is shared from the Blog Sunshine Moon, authored by Marti Malone, who happens to be my sister. In this article, her first here on word press, Marti provides solid, compelling, and insightful information around the politically charged issue of mask wearing. She shares personal experience regarding its importance and highlights the potential impact on an already overworked health care system and each of us. I’m looking forward to seeing more of her informed and well written thoughts here on WordPress. I hope you will take a look at her work and enjoy her writing and insights as much … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal with Masking? — SunshineMoon
There has been a well of emotions, for all of us, as we have adjusted to life in response to the Pandemic. Coping has taken on a new meaning for many and I would imagine, for those of us who … Continue reading Quiet Heroes
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Holidays ain’t what they used to be when you were a kid. Particularly, if you ended up in the military and spent some of your formative years in a war zone like the Vietnam War. I could not celebrate Thanksgiving… Continue reading Holidays are ‘downers’ for some of us vets