Unseen


The unseen you is what makes you great.  Your self-care and self-work;  Wrestling with failure and refusal to give up;  Kindness toward your family when you're at your worst;  Sacrifice of and distancing from the people and things who don't spark your best;  Loving confrontation with all that begs us to shrink and hide the …

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On true love…


Love is a trusting surrender to the destructive and ultimately reconstructive nature of relationship. In healthy relationships this cycle is balanced, intimate and so fruitful a yearning for this growth process develops. The fruit: Compassion, kindness, humility, responsibility, discipline, patience, gentleness, power, healing, forgiveness, peace, joy.

It’s important to agree it’s wrong when our black brothers and sisters die.


German blood runs through my veins.  And I just don't understand how violence and looting is supposed to solve anything.  I'm an upstanding citizen and my family is deeply respected.  Why do I need to focus my energy on something happening to black people in neglected communities?  It's not my business and not my fight.  Enough people …

High-yield, no risk investment.


We've all been hurt in the past. We've all built up defensive walls.  We've all thought we'd torn them down, finally investing fully in healthy, loving relationships. Then, it turns out the habits that came with the walls hadn't really gone anywhere.  Even though the relationships were right, there was no full investment:  The habit of holding back had settled in. Why …

Shine


Your life is a source of light. Don't waste precious time worrying how much darkness exists beyond the reach of your light, whether your light is bright enough, or how the darkness feels about your brilliance, or when your light will burn out. Just shine.

A fresh start- Wholesome love, wholesome you, wholesome foods.


The end of last year was marked by a sweet, sweet moment: The love of my life asked me to marry him.  And I said yes.  I still tear up thinking about it.  He's my best friend.  And we've been through everything together. While agreeing to commit the rest of my life in marriage to …