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What Love Is

What Love Is

The quote in the image above is from Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières.  When we enter into marriage or a long-term relationship, most of us intend to develop those deep roots that the author describes.  It is why this quote is often used in wedding ceremonies. When the flame of passion begins to […]

Hey! What about MY feelings?

Hey! What about MY feelings?

This morning as I listened to a couple of  women who called into a local radio station, I felt compelled to write about what I heard.  I’ve changed the names to protect their identities. Jessica, called the station to complain that her best friend, Kim, kept sending pictures and text messages of her child’s growth milestones to […]

Be Willing to Forgive

Be Willing to Forgive

Forgiveness begins when we are willing to forgive.  We must want to forgive the person who harmed us. The desire to forgive creates a space where forgiveness is possible. God exists within each of us. That is clearly evident in some people and not so evident in others.  Sometimes, the piece of God within a […]

You Can Be Happy… No Matter What

You Can Be Happy… No Matter What

If you are waiting on someone else to start or stop doing something in order for you to feel better, happy, worthy, more peaceful or loved, you are putting yourself in the role of the victim and giving your power away. Many of the people I coach, come to me in a state of anxiety […]

When Friends Don’t Call

When Friends Don’t Call

Who Is In Control of Your Happiness? It’s Not Them… It’s You! One of the radio stations I listen to has a segment where people can call in and talk about their personal problems.  A topic that comes up frequently has to do with callers who feel abandoned or slighted by their friends. The callers […]

Love and Forgiveness

Love and Forgiveness

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always […]