Listening from the Heart

Listening from the Heart

Have you ever let things go because you are kind and generous … but then later find yourself indignantly accusing that same person of not fully appreciating you? Then you have a horrible argument and you each withdraw to lick your wounds. But, because you are a...

Will Revenge Make Me Feel Better?

Walking the dog this morning, I noticed my mind playing out a revenge fantasy that I have been harboring. Have you noticed how when people hurt us in deeply enduring and life-altering ways, we sometimes feel like the only way out of our pain and suffering is to hand...

Cultivating INTERdependence

On this 4th of July weekend, I found myself listening to this song.  (Yup. And now it will loop in your head too.  You are welcome.) Relational independence is celebrated and revered:  “If I never loved, I never would have died. I have my books...