When you love your partner truly it leads you to know that person deeply. You learn their weaknesses and strengths, their true selves. We all have different sides that we show in different situations. These may be shallower interpretations of our true selves or they may not reflect our true selves at all. This depends […]
This morning while driving the boys to school, an incident made me think. We were running a few minutes later and had hit heavy traffic. I noticed a vehicle trying to reverse into the road and so I stopped to let him in. One of my boys indicated his displeasure. He felt that we were […]
People are complex. Not one of us is perfect. We are unique. I am the one and only me. When we interact with others it is so easy to notice their negative bits. It is so easy to see the unsightly mole on the face, the skin condition, the bad haircut. It is so easy […]
Obstacles by nature are items/things that are in your path/view. Physical obstacles are obvious, like hurdles. Emotional or mental obstacles are not so obvious. And yet all obstacles although difficult to circumvent are not impossible to beat. Fear can be an enormous deterrent to reaching the end of the road and yet that same fear […]
My day started with a flat tyre and yet it has not been all bad. Although the flat tyre can be construed as annoying, it was not the end of the world. What was uplifting was the number of people who stopped to enquire if we required assistance. The next highlight was a meeting with […]
A little honesty can help a lot.
Do we take the time to listen? Do we actually hear what people are saying. And do we truly try to understand what the meaning behind their words is? Miscommunication is a exceptionally common event. It happens almost daily between my sons. It happens at work. It happens between many couples. The route of this […]