Accepting Myself

My grandson spills milk on the floor. Not a peep of criticism from my daughter. She simply laughs and states that she can’t say anything to anyone for spilling and dropping things because she’s worse than anyone in the family at just those things. She beautifully demonstrates an important principle. To give love […]

Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people.

He said: ‘My son, the battle is between ‘two wolves’ inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

The […]

The Voices in My Head

 

My spouse says something to me in anger that is completely unlike him. Suffice it to say that his words are anything but loving. I understand why he is deeply upset with me. I said something that touched his self-esteem at the core. I hadn’t said it in anger or to hurt him. Nonetheless, […]