Monthly Archives: June 2013

Just Grab an Oar

I wrote recently on the collision of worlds created by marriage, and about the need to shift priorities, quite radically, to come to a fulfilling place. I would like to extend that discussion into the workplace and kick it around … Continue reading

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Hope is not the poor cousin of faith…

Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar? Hope is officially defined as “the feeling that what is wanted can be had; … Continue reading

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True equality

Its a cliché, but I think there are two kinds of people. Those for whom a sense of being in control is something that comes and goes as seasons, events and circumstances change, and they are OK with that, and … Continue reading

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From a husband to a wife

I am sitting in a hotel room thousands of miles away from you. I know you and my whole family are fast asleep right now. The house is dark and the fires that have warmed your evening are dying down. … Continue reading

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React or Respond? A Question for Grown-ups.

Some people seem to have more emotions than others, I think. We all HAVE emotions. But in by far the majority of situations, I have seen that it is actually the emotion that “has” the person! I’ve seen it in … Continue reading

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So who do we want to be like when we grow up?

In a little while – a year or two, in my books – a man named Novak Djokovic will join an elite group of tennis greats. The likes of Borg, McEnroe, Lendl, Sampras, Agassi, Federer, Nadal. He’s already playing at … Continue reading

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One part me, and one part you.

Of course, the reason most of us fight, is because one of us thinks we’re right and the other one is wrong. In my case, of course, I am always right, which makes it very difficult for me to understand … Continue reading

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