about love

It’s Just Right

October 2, 2014

in Relationships

Sometimes people come into our lives who say they love us, and they genuinely mean it. And while we appreciate the sentiment, they love us in a way we don’t want to be loved or that doesn’t meet our needs. The realization–that we are loved in a way that isn’t really nourishing our soul–is sad. Both […]

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What is love? It seems like an easy question to be asked, and one that anyone could answer. And yet, so many people are searching for the answer to the question, “what is love.” Last October I wrote a post about love, giving a child’s excellent explanation to the question. Now, almost nine months later, I […]

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But seems like a benign enough word. It’s not though. At least not in every circumstance. One that is a particular annoyance for me is: I am sorry, but… Immediately following “but” is inevitably a defense or deflection rather than accepting responsibility. For example: I am sorry, but you shouldn’t have started it. I am […]

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Our weekends are often filled with tasks we need to accomplish around the house, activities planned with the kids, menu planning and grocery shopping for the next week, a little work time, extra training time, socializing with friends, and more. We know how to slow down and do, but rarely can we successfully achieve a […]

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Before Sean and I met he had discovered a new community ten minutes from work and the same distance from his two youngest kids. The spacious, city-style brownstones are a short walk to the downtown area, featuring a grocery, movie theater, great restaurants, the gym he already belongs to, a wine bar, and lots of […]

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