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Question and Answer

I wonder what your question will be she asked of me. I always knew what my answer would be, whatever she asked of me, yesterday at a quarter to three. It’s not the question of you and me, not the question of how things will be, just what your question will be. Stare at the […]

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Freedom

the moment you realize they are a completely different person than the person you initially met. If you would still marry them again, then you know.

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The Storm that Builds

The storm that brought the alleged disaster. What did it bring you? Did it bring you peace? I’ll bet it did. Did you trust the pain it brought at first, I doubt it. I bet it moved you out of that place harshly and without warning. I wonder how many trees cleared out of your […]

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The Balance of Care

Relationship is currency. We pay into them as Steven J. Covey said in 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. He also said we make withdrawals. We effectively have a balance that we must keep in the bank. We pay into people in how we treat them, by the way. If we make too many withdrawals […]

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Cytoplasm and Our Need to Be Ourselves

Without boundaries, we lose the ability to discern real relationship and mislead our knowledge of relationships, possibly into delusion, and then traverse the territory of healing too quickly without truly understanding the lessons we need to learn so skillfully. We become emotional tourists pretending to know all the stops of awareness without first seeing ourselves […]

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Show Me the Money

“I love you. You… complete me.” – Jerry Maguire “Shut up. Just shut up. You had me at hello.” – Dorothy Boyd “Show me the money!” – Rod Tidwell The three most famous lines in the film Jerry Maguire, and in this film we see the exact reasons why people should not be married. To […]

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She and Him

My marriage needs work. We are willing and able to continually do so. I am an emotionally needy person and like the norm for myself, because my parents were absentee parents. To make matters worse my father was an abuser. I was isolated and alone until I was 13, and then I went to boarding […]

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Pride ≠ Hope

People when given the chance, when you meet them where they are, disarmed, can be loving and not the person you may have imagined at all. They are you and they are me.

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