Monthly Archives: December 2013

Do You Want More Meaningful Friendships this New Year?

At the beginning of December I was already looking forward to New Years.  There’s something so beautiful about having an external invitation, like a holiday, to pause for reflection.  Most years, my husband and I spend an evening journaling– using … Continue reading

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To Our Loneliness Around the Holidays

I want to speak to that loneliness in so many of us that’s exacerbated during the holidays. This is a time of year when I’d guess that loneliness skyrockets.  The feeling of being disconnected or dissatisfied with our relationships might … Continue reading

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Who Do You Need to Forgive?

This week, in the midst of holiday shopping, travel plans, kids’ programs, and parties I feel compelled to bring our attention to what could arguably be the most important action on your to-do list this season: forgiveness. Forgiveness.  Take a … Continue reading

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Christmas Card Conundrums: Send Them? Why? How Many? To Whom?

Every so often I get a question in my inbox that triggers an idea for a blog that I would have never even thought up on my own; this week is one of those. (A sincere sorry to those who … Continue reading

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