I've figured it out. I know why there is so much friction in this world. Why everything is a source of contention. Personally, I believe the source of the problem emanates from our passions. Yep. You heard me. Well, okay, it may not be our passion that's problematic, rather it's when our innocent passion develops … Continue reading Why We Can’t Get Along
Why We Hate
My sister and I have different (and sometimes opposing) views on many topics. Despite our differences, we manage to have honest, respectful conversations. (And we end our phone calls, with 'I love you'.) Last week, she asked me why I thought there was so much hate in the world. I've been thinking about this a … Continue reading Why We Hate
It’s Been a While
Hey. Remember me? I know it's been a while, but I've been soooper busy avoiding writing. I've been gardening (upped my game this year by adding blueberries, green beans and zucchini to my portfolio), crocheting (not only do I have dishcloths for all seasons, but my sweaty beverages now have nice coasters to sit on), … Continue reading It’s Been a While
What’s Better Than an Uncomfortable Conversation?
I've never been one to make waves. Okay...I may have a couple of times. Once in the mid 90's and again in the early 00's. Neither ended well. Even hearing people argue is incredibly uncomfortable. As a result, I avoid conflict. I hold my tongue, hide my feelings, and provide too much space and too … Continue reading What’s Better Than an Uncomfortable Conversation?
Forget Donkeys and Elephants, I Want Doves and Dolphins
Feeling a little sassy. Trying to lighten the mood, while making you think.
Careful! Your Values are Showing
Values. You know, your personal beliefs about what is right and what is wrong. Those non-negotiables in your life. Want to know what other people value? Just sit back and observe. Want to know how others can identify your values? Yep. You got it. The words you speak, the actions you take, how you spend … Continue reading Careful! Your Values are Showing