The Value of Friendship

Many of us will remember as children being told what to, and what not to talk about with others.  Many times, I remember being yelled at by my mother for talking about, what to me, seemed like a small incident or occurrence in the house.  What made it worse for me, is that somehow the … Continue reading The Value of Friendship

Repeating the Same Message

When we hear a message over and over, whether it is from the same source, or multiple sources, our immediate ego reaction is to maybe get irritated, tune it out, try and ignore it.  We may even actively start speaking against it. When this happens, when we hear the same message repeated, it usually indicates … Continue reading Repeating the Same Message

When We Want a Different Answer…

Often in life, we find ourselves repeating the same behaviors every time certain emotional issues come up.  These behaviors can be damaging, both to ourselves, and to those around us.  We know that these behaviors are not working, and yet, we keep doing the same things expecting a different response - a change somewhere else … Continue reading When We Want a Different Answer…

Workplace DramaRama – It’s a Theater Funhouse!

So yesterday I wrote about employers, and how many of them are failing their employees.  Today, I'm reversing the view, and I'm going to discuss how employees can do better. In this case, I don't care what size or type of company you work for.  I've seen drama everywhere!  And the first mistake of most … Continue reading Workplace DramaRama – It’s a Theater Funhouse!

The Dehumanization of the Work Force

Employers, have you noticed a change in your employees?  Are they depressed, upset, your statistics are dropping?  Is the workplace no longer vibrant and happy?  If this is the case, then I ask you to take an honest look at your employee policies and how you treat your employees. There has been a major trend … Continue reading The Dehumanization of the Work Force

Healing Yourself Through Pain With Others

I remember when I was younger being told, if you don't like something about someone, look for it in yourself.  I also remember many "disagreements" with others where I was criticized, yelled at or otherwise told something was wrong with me, which also happened to be something I didn't like about the person I was … Continue reading Healing Yourself Through Pain With Others

Losing Our Loved Ones

Many of us our losing loved ones and friends and what seems to be an accelerated rate, or we know people who have.  Losing someone is never easy, and it doesn't get easier with time or quantity.  It gets more painful each time. For all of you who have lost someone recently, know that we … Continue reading Losing Our Loved Ones

When It Rains…

...and when life hands you lemons, combine them and make lemonade. As with everything I write, this blog too comes out of experience, and very often, recent experience(s).  When I write, I am usually walking myself through the release/healing process of releasing emotions.  By writing I am opening myself up to the Spirit, and allowing … Continue reading When It Rains…

Changes Abound

It's been a rough couple of weeks, with more less-than-thrilling surprises, upheavals and changes than I could ever have expected.  I've seen drama, incredible strength through profound grief, was able to provide a gift I never expected to be accepted, and more. Change is a natural part of the cycle of life.  We are only … Continue reading Changes Abound

A Memorial for an Angel

A couple of months ago, I wrote a memorial for a friends wife.  While he held her memorial this weekend, I am feeling the loss of another friend, and preparing to help her family say good-bye to her in a few days. The last time I saw Frances was two weeks ago, and I will … Continue reading A Memorial for an Angel