Empathic Messenger, Radio Talk Show Host, Author

Posts Tagged ‘the heart’

All I want for Christmas is…

Tradition, as defined in my iPhone dictionary app, is a specific practice of long-standing and/or an inherited pattern of thought or action.  Basically traditions are those rituals we perform over and over, through the years and pass down to our kids.  We may tweak what our parents did or start new ones.  Traditions are like…

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The Eyes Have It

I love the eye lock.  You can almost guess what the other person is feeling in the eye lock.  Take for instance an infant in her mother’s arms.  When I held my babies, I looked deep into their eyes loving them to their core.  They would stare back knowing they were safe and loved.  Back…

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What's Over the Fence?

During dinner with my girlfriends, one of my besties recounted a recent event at her office.  She is a therapist dealing with extreme cases.  So if you are sitting across from her you probably are a candidate to O.D.  My dear friend recounted how one of the practice’s clients had attempted suicide that week and…

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All The Shrinks I've Loved Before

In the spring of 1996, I buckled my two and four-year old boys into my Ford Aerostar and headed to Nashville from Atlanta. My grandmother was visiting her sick brother who was being cared for by his daughter, my beloved cousin, Christine. It was a great chance for my boys and I to visit with…

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The American Nightmare

I grew up just outside Boston, Medford (Meffa), in a neighborhood where the houses looked like Archie Bunker’s.  We were pretty much low-income, except when my father hit it big on a football game, and we looted the mall with a vengeance before the well ran dry.  I slept in the same bed as my…

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Jailhouse Rock

An old friend posted this on Facebook today, “For the first time ever, I looked into the mirror and said out loud: ‘you deserve better’……I nearly had an out-of-body experience and scared myself!”  This is her get out of jail free card.  Will she use it or remain in her comfy cell?  We are inmates…

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What's the Spread?

Americans live for Super Bowl Sunday.  Newly made resolutions to diet, exercise, watch less TV, no “F” bomb dropping are swept under the ottoman.  Instead, the 30 day health regimen succumbs to buffalo wings and nachos, permanent ass indents on the couch, a day long of football reruns and commentaries and cursing at refs and…

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