You’re out to dinner with some pals and one of them mentions the party of another friend, Alison, is throwing to celebrate her recent art show. “I didn’t know about any party,” you say, feeling hurt. Your friend assures you she probably just forgot. But Alison didn’t return your phone call this week. She does [...]
How I learned to embrace the experience of saying goodbye.In recently watching "The Last Samurai", with Tom Cruise, I began to contemplate the subject of death. I have come to realize that each culture deals with death in a unique manner. Samurai consider death to be sacred, an honor. In our culture, death is a [...]
Uncle Harold, a man so dear to my heart, knew he was in his final months of his wonderful life. I mentioned something to him about regret. “Yes those regrets!” he said emphatically, and cursed. He had lived for 86 ½ years, lived a full and adventuresome life, and was wrangling with regrets in his final days.
One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves.” “One is Evil. It is anger, envy, fear, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, hate, superiority and ego.”The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, [...]
A frustrated man who wanted to move past being attracted to unavailable women sought my help. He is a man in his thirties who had been unsuccessful his entire life at establishing a long term relationship with a woman. He suffered horribly from rejection. The reader will see that the session gave him a future vision of a wonderful relationship, as well as resolving the unconscious issue that prevented him from having a fulfilling relationship, the issue of having become his mother’s surrogate spouse.
The doorbell rang at 5:30 p.m. I was on day 36 of the prosperity plan as outlined in John Randolph Price's wonderful book, The Abundance Book. The meditation for that day was: "My inner supply instantly and constantly takes on form and experience according to my needs and desires, and as the Principle of Supply [...]
Good communication skills are perhaps the most invaluable skills one can have. Regardless of how much you know or how good you are at a specific task, without the ability to express yourself clearly and efficiently, you’ll never progress as far in your personal, professional or spiritual being as you could have if you had this ability.
All of Christian’s life he had been an angelic child. Then he turned 13. He became belligerent, uncooperative, argumentative and disrespectful. One night his emotions became so elevated that he stormed out of the house, slamming the door behind him. I called our friend, Jerry, that who was like an uncle to my boys. Jerry laughed heartily as I shared with him how furious I was with my son, recounting all the horrible behaviors that the once angelic child was now exhibiting.
The metal frame of my above ground pool had rusted through sending 4500 gallons of water gushing everywhere. My son Christian and his friend Scott disassembled the remains and the metal frame and posts were put out by the curb. My yard man said he could haul it off and that the city dump would [...]
Silver SandalsChico’s is by far one of my most favorite places to shop for clothing. Each month, Chico’s home office mails out catalogs, showing their newest fashions. Sometimes I move quickly on items that I see that are of interest to me and sometimes I procrastinate. Procrastinating is not a wise thing to do when [...]