Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love, as versus conditional love, is so rare. Conditional Love is easy. I give you Love when you do something for me that I want you to do. You do the dishes, I kiss your cheek. I hold the door for you and you smile at me. You do something in the bedroom I enjoy. I return the favor. It is a give and take. At times I give more than I take. At others I receive more than I give. But it is not give freely. There is a cost, a...

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Observe, Assess, Appropriate Action

Observe, Assess, Appropriate Action

It’s not just about the election, it is a lesson to carry with you for the rest of your life. I have been inundated by calls and emails from people on both sides of the aisle. Each had some very strong emotions about the recent election. Those emotions run the gamut of anxiety and anger to fear and helplessness. Each is also very complicated. On one hand, your emotions are a very real chemical response to the perceived threats of your...

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Meditation on Sex & Intimacy

Meditation on Sex & Intimacy

Sex and Intimacy Рseparate threads that are often woven together. Sex without intimacy quickly becomes a meaningless act of copulation. But intimacy, with or without sex, is never dull, let alone disappointing. I know the two words are used interchangeably, but they are really quite different. It is like the brain and the mind, one is physical, the other emotional, bordering on spiritual. One is brief, ending quickly in an explosive...

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Learn To Communicate Again

Learn To Communicate Again

When I was recovering from one of my many surgeries, I remember waking up in a hospital room all alone. The next day the nurse pulled the privacy curtain closed before she wheeled in another patient. I could not see him, but I could hear him. In the first few hours I lay there staring at the ceiling, unsure of what to do. It got to be too much for me. I waited to hear the sound of him stirring and took a deep breath. “My name’s...

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Meditation + Intuition

Meditation + Intuition

At one point or another you have had a gut feeling about something. We have all walked into a room and just felt that it was going to be a boom or bust. You’ve walked past an alley and just intuitively felt it was dangerous. Perhaps it was as simple as looking outside and saying to yourself, “I know they’re predicting sun, but it just feels like it’s going to rain.” Intuition is that subtle knowing without knowing....

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