I Hear I am Loved. I Just Don’t Feel It.

Love is complicated for sure.  Those we love and who love us may have different expectations of love, some of which have nothing to do with love at all.  Our definition of love may be askew as well.  Love from the heart wants what is best for your higher good but real life interactions often … Continue reading I Hear I am Loved. I Just Don’t Feel It.

Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

  Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people.  The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid.  Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

10 Ways to Help Children Face Negative Emotions and Find Happiness

Worry, doubt, fear, sadness and poor self esteem don’t belong in children. Adults either. But we expect children to be happy and playful and full of joy. How do they take on so much negativity at such a young age? Although it is assumed that traumatic experiences are the cause, more often than not, it … Continue reading 10 Ways to Help Children Face Negative Emotions and Find Happiness

Kids Need to Learn to Be. Be What? At Peace With Themselves.

Gram looked up from her cup of tea. “There are many things to do! But you don’t have to always do something. You can just be.” Gabby looked at her grandmother “Be what?” she asked. “You don’t have to be something. Just be you! Bring your Loving Self as close as you can. Forget about … Continue reading Kids Need to Learn to Be. Be What? At Peace With Themselves.