Trust (what we do not know)

Trust (what we do not know)

There’s an endearing story that I’d like to share with you, and why what we believe to be true may not always be the truth. When my husband and I were dating, long distance, many years ago, I had a beautiful rescue siamese cat that my older daughter, age five at the...
Gifts

Gifts

What a year! I don’t know about you, but this year has certainly brought out a deeper sense of compassion in me. Despite any outward differences, we all seem to want the same things – to be happy, healthy, and safe, and to be able to provide care and resources for our...
The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

I recently reconnected with a friend who had lost his wife earlier this year due to COVID. It was sudden; it was surprising. It had been six months since her passing, and he had wanted so much to have services for her that would include her family on the other side of...
Good Loving

Good Loving

What makes a good relationship? Every relationship is unique, and yet, we can predict whether a relationship will endure based on a number of behaviors. Good relationships take continued, daily investment – as well as commitment, compromise, and forgiveness....
Purpose

Purpose

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson If today were your last day on Earth, how would everyone...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiveness. What a deeply personal process with a universal lesson. One of my recent clients recounted how her marriage had ended because of her partner’s multiple affairs. Trust had been broken over and over, and she was not only angry at him, but she was also very...