Question of the Day: “What is an indication of love?”

There are so many levels and definitions of love. It really means so much to so many, but often it is twisted and choked by what it is “supposed” to be. People shackle love with expectations and regulations because they want to save themselves from the pain of “loving” someone or something too much. Many…

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Question of the Day: “How can I be the love I want to see in the world?”

The movie Love Actually, one of my favorite holiday films, begins with Hugh Grant’s iconic narration as he tells us it is at the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport where love can be directly seen. I love this scene. I love the people smiling and kissing and hugging. I feel every word as he explains…

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Musing of an Empath: Feeling the Love

Today, I have decided to show up with love. Today, I made the conscious decision to reflect and radiate love as opposed to vacillate in anger and hate. Today, love and loving actions are my goal and these two things guide me through today. “I am willing to see things differently. I am willing to…

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Question of the Day: “How do I love the people I dislike?”

Since the actions at the Capitol last week, I have felt angry. These feelings of anger fuel my derisive words and dark thoughts. Each story I see only adds to the frustration and hatred of the people who had the desire to angrily storm and threaten our government. I feel personally affronted and I have…

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Family & the Empath

“All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers.” Mitch Albom Family is so important. I don’t think I always believed this. When I was growing up, my family wasn’t very healthy, so I brushed aside the need for them. My friends took the place…

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Judgment Detox & the Empath

In between reading Judgment Detox by Gabrielle Bernstein, I am watching Love is Bind. This is a show on Netflix that examines what happens when people are unable to see a person, but they establish an emotional connection. Race, appearance, age are of little consequence as these 20/30 somethings try to find love. Everyday the…

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Unconditional Love and the Empath

“Unconditional love is loving someone beyond their limits and yours.” Unknown Many people fling this term around. Unconditional Love…what is it? How do you get it? Is it really possible? Before I had children, the idea of Unconditional Love was a distant and remote concept for other people. My Love had all the conditions. My…

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The Space Between

“It has been said that it’s the space between the bars that holds the tiger. And it’s the silence between the notes that makes the music. It is out of the silence, or “the gap,” or that space between our thoughts, that everything is created-including our own bliss.” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer I am…

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Single Mom Life: A Cautionary Tale

Once upon a time… In a city far, far away… There was once a princess… Actually, I don’t know where I am going with this.  To be honest, there is no fairy-tale way to begin this story because this is certainly not a fairy-tale type of story, but the advice that comes from it needs…

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