As we get older, we have to send a stronger signal to our body, so it knows to rejuvenate rather than die. And this is becoming more clear to me almost daily.… More
When we hear a voice telling us that we are giving more than we’re receiving, we can be sure it’s the voice of our ego.
When we keep score, we taint our love. And tainted love is not really love.
Today I will focus on the part of me that reproduces love, the part of me that is love. I will try to see clearly the miracle in ME … and in YOU.
And, maybe, both of our lives will change. It’s a place to start.
Photo: I keep stargazers on Sam’s bathroom vanity. And he refers to them as “my flowers.” … More
As young children, we can’t make a distinction between our behavior and ourselves, so we buy into a lie — the lie that in order to be good enough we have to sit still and be quiet, or look pretty, or SOMETHING. But you know as well as I do that some of the demands we place on children (and ourselves) are more apt to stifle them than make them good.
“Even if you were fortunate enough to grow up in a safe, nurturing environment, you still bear invisible scars from childhood, because from the very moment you were born you were a complex, dependent creature with a never-ending cycle of needs. Freud correctly labeled us ‘insatiable beings.’ And no parents, no matter how devoted, are able to respond perfectly to all of these changing needs,” says Harville Hendrix in his bestselling “Getting the Love You Want.”
We have a fundamental motivation to be accepted, which is why you might jump to defend yourself, your parents, your children (even while reading this). Rejection used to point to a problem that needed our attention, and our survival depended on how sensitive and responsive we were.… More
It’s a brave new day to do what you weren’t quite ready to do yesterday! When in doubt, stretch your comfort zone. It’s a sure way to move beyond it!… More