Fanning the Spark

Love, love, love; love is my favorite word.  The month of February I am going to embrace love, and discuss it from multiple perspectives.  Today I want to wrap my arms around intimate relationships, and how we fan the spark to keep the love,…

I Have To

Lately there have been a lot of people who have crossed my path who have expressed that they are currently experiencing something unpleasant in their life because they feel they have to.  Be it an abusive relationship, a harsh boss, conniving…

Cultivating Your Ethical Garden

I imagine most people tend to think of themselves as an ethical person.  They are confident their inherent nature and actions show them to be ethically conscious.  Perhaps for some, they feel compelled from a deeper place within, as though…

Resourced Self

I have a phrase that I often use in conversations with loved ones and clients, that I learned in my Transformational Coaching program.  The phrase is: My most resourced self.  It simply means that the actions and reactions coming through me…

The Beauty of Gray

In making the six hour drive to my brother’s home for Christmas, I had my iPod on shuffle to pass the time.  An older song, popular when I was in college, began to play: “The Beauty of Gray,” by Live.  I was deeply struck by the lyrics:…