We Are Family

June 3, 2011 by  
Filed under A-ha! Space, current

Kindness is one of those things that lots of people talk about but which lots of people don’t seem to have. It is not because we are bad people. It is because kindness is something I think most of us don’t know how to define … and something we see so little, that often when […]

Purpose? Better Relationships Need Something More Basic …

May 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Relationship Space

If you read self-development literature, you are left with the impression that if your life lacks a purpose then somehow you are failing yourself, your children, and the world. The message seems to be that if we don’t have a purpose we’re just not measuring up. In the world of relationships, there are many expectations. […]

Do You Hang on TOO Tight to Ceremony?

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Relationship Space

When you grow up in a Catholic household with strong Irish heritage, there’s never going to be any doubt about living in a world steeped in ceremonies and rituals. When your Myers-Briggs personality type is identified as ESFJ, then one of your values is Social Tradition.  So ceremonies and rituals become a useful and successful […]