FROM NO WAY TO NEW WAY

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I was coaching a young woman who had been dating a guy for a short time. “He told me not to phone or text him anymore. What do you think I should do?” “Why would you want to pursue a guy who doesn’t want to be with you?” I asked her. “Rejection is protection and […]

CHOCOLATE FOR THE SOUL

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As we move into Valentine’s Day, our thoughts turn to our relationships, especially intimate ones. Some of us are in satisfying partnerships; others are struggling. Some yearn for a life partner; others prefer to fly solo. In all cases, we do well to consider, “What makes a great relationship work?”      A lot of […]

BEARS DON’T BITE GOOD LITTLE CHILDREN

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Master metaphysical teacher Florence Scovel Shinn was walking through a toy store when she came upon a display featuring a huge mechanical bear with flaming eyes, showing its teeth, growling fiercely. At the bear’s feet stood a little boy looking up at the beast, smiling.      “Aren’t you afraid of the bear?” Ms. Shinn asked […]

HOW MUCH ARE YOU WORTH?

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I always laugh when surfing online I see a question like, “How much is Anthony Robbins worth?”  People seem to associate bank accounts with worth. I assure you that no matter how much Anthony Robbins or any other celebrity has in the bank, they are worth far, far more. And no matter what your bank […]

LASSO THE SUN FOR MAUI

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The Hawaiian island of Maui got its name from the legendary Hawaiian demigod. Myth tells that Maui’s mother complained to him that she did not have enough sun to finish planting her crops. So Maui scaled the sacred volcano Haleakala, cast a huge lasso into the sky, and kept the sun from setting until his […]

HOW MANY MIRACLES DO YOU GET?

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“We prayed for a long time to get pregnant, and I thought I never would,” Sara told me. “Then I finally conceived and gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. Now, several years later, we would like to have another baby, and again we are having a hard time. Do you think we used up […]