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With Gentle Resolve for 2018

I’m not much for New Year’s Resolutions.  They’ve become cliches of failure – no one really expects anyone to truly follow through, and then, when …

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If It is Not Too Dark

If It Is Not Too Dark           by Hafiz in “I Heard God Laughing:  Renderings of Hafiz” by Daniel Ladinsky Go for a Walk, …

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Approaching Your Relationship from a Place of Gratitude

I often start sessions with couples by encouraging them to share with each other one thing that they have done for the relationship that they …

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A Poem for Walking Down the Long Road Together

I found this poem by Ted Enslin that speaks to me of what it feels like to share the years together.  I hope it speaks …

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All You Need For a Good Relationship

The ten suggestions below were part of a sermon…unfortunately I don’t know the original author, but I thought there was so much wisdom here that …

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The Meaning of Gifts and Meaning-full Gift Giving

The giving and receiving of gifts is as old as human society.  Gifts are an important part of family and community life in every culture.  …

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Our Holiday Traditions

Instructions:  Find a quiet time that is good for both of you, and a place to sit and talk where you will not be disturbed.  …

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The Heart of Giving or Giving With Heart

Last night as Steve and I sat together on the couch, watching TV I was surprised by my emotional reaction to the advertisements for Christmas …

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Leaning into Time: Petting the Cat

We have three elderly pets:  our dog, Princess Leia, a black lab mix who needs constant love and attention, Columbus, a black cat who is …

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Leaning into time

Sometimes it’s difficult to accept the gifts we are given.  When Steve and I decided to move to New Mexico I knew that it would …

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