Death Just Isn’t Real

“Would You Rather Be Happy or Right?”

We work real hard at this one,
Avoiding talk of death,
We act like it won’t happen,
Until our final breath.

It’s not that we’re not truthful,
Yet there’s no denying,
We act like if we say the “word,”
We’ll speed up someone’s dying!  Continue reading “Death Just Isn’t Real”

Wolves at the Office

“Feed Me”

There’s a battle raging down the hall,
Two wolves fight and one will fall.
This battle is for – your company soul,
The winning wolf will take control.

One wolf is evil, he’s filled with pride,
His fangs are poised – not on your side,
He’s jealous, greedy, manipulative too,
He’s arrogant and sneaky, while working for you. Continue reading “Wolves at the Office”

My Shameful Story

“Arboring Good Feelings”

Brene Brown’s research and writing on the impact of shame on our lives inspired me to write this piece. Her bottom line to getting over the shame so many of us feel is simply to speak it. Hidden shame is lasting shame. Speaking of shame is the healing of shame. Continue reading “My Shameful Story”

When One Changes and One Does Not

”Three Trees to the Wind”

The oak tree cannot grow in the dark shade of the pine tree. The pine will not do well in the shadows of the oak. They both need enough space to grow upward to form the forest.

Likewise, couples and people working together need the ability to reach for their own light. We’re all growing and it’s always at a slightly different pace.

Continue reading “When One Changes and One Does Not”