Category Archives: Love

On the Need for Conviction and Courage in Relationships

I admit it.  I teared up at the end of the movie Draft day?  Why?  I’m a sports addict so of course I’m a sucker for the subject matter of the movie, but I don’t think that’s what moved me. … Continue reading

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What in the World am I Here For?

In confronting this thing we call the human experience, there are two basic ways of looking at the world:  1) a place we’re trying to make things go the way we want them to, or 2) a place to practice … Continue reading

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Kindness vs. Niceness

One of my favorite songs is “Kindness” by David Wilcox (listen here: http://bit.ly/12gRGgb).   Sometimes I will tell a single client or friend (or the man in the mirror) to listen to this song.  Then I ask them to picture themselves … Continue reading

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On The Sinking of the Titanic

“Don’t blink… a hundred years goes faster than you think, so don’t blink”. So goes the country song by Kenny Chesney. For most us the sinking of the Titanic seems like ancient folklore, but to the handful of people left … Continue reading

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On the Doableness of Love

I’m not at all sure that “doableness” is a word, but it communicates what I want to say, so I’m going with it. Thomas Aquinas defined love as “willing good things to happen”. M. Scott Peck’s definition was “the willingness … Continue reading

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