Betrayal

We often feel betrayed in relationships when someone doesn’t honor their word or live up to our expectations. While honoring our past commitments demonstrates integrity, it sometimes requires others to act contrary to what now feels right or appropriate. Because...

Search for Love

Pursuing anything in order to feel accepted or validated ultimately leaves us stuck in a cycle of approval-seeking. We’ll never collect enough external validation to overcome any sense of personal inadequacy we may feel. Self-esteem has to be generated...

Darkness and Evil

Light is an electric field tied with a magnetic field, a collection of photons, its speed can be measured and it is real. Darkness isn’t. It only exists in relation to light. Like darkness, evil doesn’t exist, either. Evil is merely a consequence of...

Love Is…

Love is a moment by moment appreciation of what lies before us. It’s surprisingly uncomplicated and easy to share when we understand it. Love isn’t possessive or demanding. It isn’t an exchange contingent on the satisfaction of specific conditions....

Sow Love, Reap Love

When we see the world through eyes of kindness and love, we exude those qualities and shine that energy out into the world. The most obvious benefit of living our life with a loving attitude is that it makes us feel good. A secondary benefit is that others feel it and...

True Definition of Love

Truly loving someone means we love them without qualification. Even when we don’t like or accept their behavior, we still love them. When someone no longer fits the role we’ve expected them to play in our life, we can set limits, reduce our involvement,...