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Leaving Old Beliefs Behind Part 4

Hello! Thank you for joining me in this series of examining old beliefs that are given about how a relationship with your partner should be. We are looking at some of the beliefs that have been given to us as young people. Let me say to you that this does not mean that those who […]

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Leaving Old Beliefs Behind Part 3

Happy Day to all! Welcome to Part 3 in my series of addressing old beliefs about serious relationships. Today we are addressing an old belief that can be found on Page 31 in my book, Get Out of the Box and Into Play. Again, I remind you that the way that you have your relationship […]

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Leaving Old Beliefs Behind Part 2

Hello friends! Today, I follow on with the small list of beliefs that we are given found on Page 31 of my book, Get Out of the Box and Into Play. There are so many beliefs about relationships that we are given from the time we are children. I am here today to tell you […]

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Leaving Old Beliefs Behind Part 1

Hello all! There are some young beliefs that you may have developed at a young age. A small list can be found on Page 31 of my book, Get Out of the Box and Into Play. I am beginning a small series to address these beliefs and when this series is over, we will be […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Grace and Peace be with all of you! This is the time of year that we believe that we need to make resolutions. If you last 30 days on that resolution, you are doing well. Why then do we make them? Well…because our culture says that we are supposed to. Those resolutions […]

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Happy Holidays!

Dearest readers, My hope and prayer for you is that you have beautiful memories for your holidays! For so many of you, this is a stressful time. Relationships are absolutely put to the test during this time. You may see all of the lovely family advertisements with families celebrating the holidays. Is that real for […]

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Pray Together…Stay Together?

Hello all! I have heard this saying throughout my life. Is that true? Could be. You as a couple decide your particular religious or spiritual practices. I have seen just as many marriages end up in divorce even though they prayed together. The point of spirituality is that each person decides how they connect with […]

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Not Perfect

Today I write to you about perfection. There is no such thing as perfect. When you look at your partner and focus on the shortcomings and imperfections and blame your partner for not living up to your expectations, you are not creating a union. It is in each other’s imperfections that we find love. Personally, […]

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Manners

My best friend and I had a discussion about manners. What she said was true and she challenged me to write about this. Manners are about respect. Period. I am not writing to you today about which fork to use or how you should load a dishwasher. I am writing to you today about a […]

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Letting Your Partner Help

My dear husband Ray had lived alone for many years. He was used to his life being a certain way. When I came into his life and his world, he wanted to make sure that I understood that he could take care of himself perfectly fine. He went on to explain that he could do […]