Keeping the Past in the Past

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast. ~Marlene Dietrich

I’ve learned over the years that dragging the past into an argument is an effective way to escalate the argument way out of proportion. It is a mean-spirited and childish way to act and very effectively stinks up […]

Staying Present

When I pay attention to the thoughts that ramble aimlessly in my mind, I often find myself dwelling in either the future or in the past. I must confess I’ve even caught myself thinking about something I need to add to the grocery list while snuggled in my spouse’s embrace.

One of the most destructive […]