Why Losing is Winning in Relationships

It’s March Madness, and like for most ordinary, crazed-born-and-bred UNC Tarheel fans, the NCAA tournament brings joys and pangs. Winning is the goal, but it’s not always the outcome. This year was crushing. Last year was celebratory. We fans watch and become captivated and invested because we don’t know the outcome. But winning shouldn’t always be the goal.  Perhaps in sports […]

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Judge Not

I’m not going to blog about Bob Marley again, but the concept of “judging” has been on my mind, and of course his prophetic lyrics come to mind: “Judge not before you judge yourself.” In the works of various Spiritual Masters (Echkart Tolle, Wayne Dyer, Thomas Moore, Mooji, etc.) judgement is an important concept. Gabby Bernstein just wrote a book […]

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How to End Envy

Envy – wishing you had something that someone else possesses. When paired with the desire for ill-will for the one who has what you want, envy is one of Seven Deadly Sins. Regardless of the concept of sin, the feeling of coveting is a feeling of lack. There’s one thought, one truth, one word that liberates us from the confines, chains, […]

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Jesus and Shesus – Who Are They?

This is going to be a controversial post. But I share my thoughts lovingly, with good intention and an open heart. Recently I was asked about my thoughts on Jesus. I was baptized and raised as a church-going Catholic. I still have my First Communion dress and can recount the Nicene Creed from memory. But those experiences don’t account for […]

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Forgive with Grace – Why and What does that even Mean?

Something happened this week that hurt. I was celebrating something, and a close friend that I thought would be happy for me was noticeably absent and loudly silent. It’s natural that we want out of relationships what we think that we put into relationships. If we give support, and encouragement, and selflessly celebrate our friend’s own accomplishments regardless, or even […]

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