The Well-Shaped Heart

Children are born without psychological boundaries. And if they don’t learn some in their developmental years, they grow into adults with large bodies and still, no boundaries. Ugh … not so pretty. There are two types of boundaries: Protective and...

Step by Step

It is hard to believe that 30 years have passed.  I was a spry young thing.  The mysterious underdog.  Everyone worried if I ate enough.  And why on earth would I be up at 7 a.m. on a Saturday morning, dressed and out the door regardless of the weather?  Sometimes, I...

Seven Ways to Improve Your Relationships

Consider the “We.”  Every relationship has three parties involved – the you, the me and the shared space of the “WE.”  However, we are not inclined to think this way.  In a winner take all philosophy, the relationship becomes about...

Surprised on a Sunday

It was a typical summer Sunday at church. Vacant.  Everyone was either sunbathing, sweating or sleeping somewhere, anywhere but in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Church. I was glad to be sitting for a moment, reprieved from the interruptive calls of...

A Day in Redskin Park

My son and I made our annual trek this Fall, all the way around the Beltway to FedEx Field – home of the Washington Redskins.   We do it once a year, every season.  We find all our burgundy and gold gear,  pull out hundreds of dollars from the ATM for the over-priced,...