The Promise

The promise is not that everything in life will go well. It’s greater than that. The promise is that when things go badly; chaos erupts, conflict ignites, cruelty stuns, tragedy strikes, grief overwhelms. Grace dwells in the midst. Silently inviting you to turn...

Are You Listening?

“You’re not listening to me!” Ouch. This kind of ouch goes both ways. It touches the ‘talker’ and the ‘listener’. The ‘talker’ feels unacknowledged and misunderstood. The ‘listener’ feels...

When Love Gatecrashed My Mind

I was recently asked: “How do relationships change after awakening?” To my surprise I laughed out loud. Not because the question was insincere, and not because I didn’t intend to offer a considered reply. After a pause, clarity tumbled into awareness...

Difficult Conversations

“I feel disconnected from my partner. We’re growing apart. He believes something different to me, and I’m afraid to talk about it because I don’t want to have a difficult conversation.” The stand off has begun. The desire to be close is...
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