Is Love Scarce?

I will never forget after my first child was born how amazed I was that I could feel such love for a “little person.”  It was overwhelming.  So, when my second child was about to enter the world five years later – I was concerned.  I knew the enormity of my love for the first…

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Choose

What do you choose?  We make choices everyday – should I get a big Mac or a salad? (I know the best answer – but don’t always like it)  Will I watch the movie or change the channel to a sitcom?  Do I wear the blue shirt or the maroon one?   Hundreds of choices are…

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Are You an Alpha?

Most of us have heard the term “alpha” used in reference to male wolves. It conjures up the image of one who is firmly in charge, running the show, dictating what everyone should be doing. It is a picture of power and control. However, I would contend is an inaccurate characterization of wolves and the…

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Will You Be Stopped?

I was recently drawn in by the words of a Pastor who wrote, “What would you do in the name of love?  The best romantic comedies show us the lengths that people will go to for love.  Great displays of affection, extravagant acts of passion and feeling, beautiful offerings of words and sentiment and devotion. …

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How Do You Fight?

People respond in a variety of ways to a question like this.  Some might say (because we all want to appear to be reasonable) that they always calmly and rationally discuss disagreements.  Others would answer with an honest expression of “We yell at each other, get it all out in the open and then we…

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Are You Invested?

Your financial planner might ask you if you are invested in the market, are you diversified, or do you at least have some savings in the bank for a rainy day. But I am not talking necessarily about your money but rather your most important relationship. Are you invested? You might respond with, “Well, yeah,…

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