“The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it.” Nicholas Sparks
Michael was tall, broad-shouldered, muscular and devilishly handsome. He had a smile that lit up a room and a personality that was magnetic. He had confidence and charm. He was expressive and affectionate. He was younger than I, but the dreams he held for his life were that of a more mature man. He was what I refer to as bright and sparkly and I fell in love with him.
I was in a hurting place at the time. My marriage ...continue reading...
“Settling for crumbs keeps you starving.” Danielle LaPorte
Rebecca was in a relationship for five years with Matthew and she had assumed that their next step would be marriage. But there were some long-standing problems in their relationship that had become undeniable:
Matthew was still in a relationship with his ex-wife, the mother of his children. He said they were just friends co-parenting together, but if that were really true, why was he spending so much time with her? And why was her gut telling there was much more to that story?
When Matthew’s three children spent time ...continue reading...
“How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be.” Elizabeth Lesser, Broken Open
We resist change, don’t we?
We don’t like it when things end.
Change can cause discomfort and we certainly aren’t comfortable with discomfort.
We’re in a world where nothing – NOTHING – ever stays the same:
Our jobs change,
Our skills ...continue reading...