FINDING THE CENTER OF LOVE IN THE CENTER OF ANXIETY

On Saturday, I went to a special mass with my family, that was being said for my father. It was an abbreviated mass but the homily was just as poignant as it would have been on any given Sunday. A New Opportunity to Discover Love. In a world full of signals, it is easy toContinue reading “FINDING THE CENTER OF LOVE IN THE CENTER OF ANXIETY”

THANKSGIVING KICK-OFF: WHEN A STRANGER CALLS

Small gestures make big impacts. If there is one takeaway from the holidays, it is that. We underscore charity, gratitude and a little extra warmth – in our smiles, in correspondence, in our overall behaviors. We all have the same amount of minutes and hours in a day. Perhaps if we use them a bitContinue reading “THANKSGIVING KICK-OFF: WHEN A STRANGER CALLS”

CASE OF THE MONDAYS: AN ORDINARY WORLD

“If you pursue happiness, you are an ordinary person. If happiness pursues you, you are an extraordinary person. Do not chase happiness; let it chase you.” Peter Deunov Happiness, I believe, is the preliminary stage to contentment. It is the verb to the noun. A first taste to get us motivated to live our livesContinue reading “CASE OF THE MONDAYS: AN ORDINARY WORLD”

THE ACRONYMS OF INTIMACY: HOW TO NAVIGATE MODERN INTIMACY

We love our acronyms. We love to invent and modify our vocabulary. The colloquial becomes colloquial, and it seems as if every generation tries to define themselves through their own developed vernacular. Letters Don’t Make Love. People Do. I used the term “make love.” It happens from time to time. The urge to get close.Continue reading “THE ACRONYMS OF INTIMACY: HOW TO NAVIGATE MODERN INTIMACY”

I v. WE: FINDING & BUILDING THE ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS

Lately, I have been having these weird dreams about my ex-husband. It happens from time to time, so I thought I would look a bit deeper and talk to you about it. Relationships is that social architecture that continues to be studied, and in some facets, remains a mystery. What makes relationships dynamic is theContinue reading “I v. WE: FINDING & BUILDING THE ARCHITECTURE OF HAPPINESS”

I LOVE YOU MEANS SO MANY THINGS

Lately, I have been thinking about the phrase, “I love you.” A phrase, I have only used, as an adult, when my heart, head,gut and even my soul are in alignment. Actually, that is not true. I have often said because it was said to me first. How often have you said it just becauseContinue reading “I LOVE YOU MEANS SO MANY THINGS”

FANTASY FRIDAY: I’M YOUR MIRROR

In this moment, I’m here with you. There is nobody else. There is nowhere else. My hands, my breath, my thoughts, my movements, they are in sync with yours. We are there, immersed in one another. I follow your lead. I succumb to your body and minds cry for attention. God do you deserve it!Continue reading “FANTASY FRIDAY: I’M YOUR MIRROR”

COFFEE TALK: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME

Friendships are a truly special and unique from all other relationships. We choose to be in them, under not emotional or financial obligation. They can be the mirror for our best and worst behavior. They will often be the relationships that outlive most others. Listen, to hear a different perspective on this very special kindContinue reading “COFFEE TALK: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME”