Category: Love People

Only Me

When upset or angry, there is often a temptation to become self-destructive in some way. We downplay things to justify our behavior. Whether we do it with intention or not, is not what this discussion is about. Should anyone care enough to call us out on our behavior, […]

Beneath the Surface

Last spring, I planted quite a few things in my yard, attempting to make the lawn look nice. While it was not my first attempt at having plants, I did make a considerable effort this time, more than any other. Along one side of my place, I uprooted […]

Invisible Scales

The nature of all kinds of relationships causes us to use one another. Like it or not, that’s the way it is. We add value to others, and they add value to us. But there are also people who drain us and every resource we have for their […]

Fight the Fit!

Wait a minute, are you telling me to beat up healthy people? No, of course not! Calm yourself! This fight-the-fit means to fight a temper tantrum; the rage inside whenever someone or something angers us. Recently, I saw a young man who had his arm wrapped up in […]

Wacky Thumbs

By years of texting and making notes, I have managed to get pretty fast at typing on the phone. Although at times I find myself wondering if my thumbs were suddenly replaced with the whack a mole hammer from my childhood memories of an arcade game. Sometimes the […]

The Checklist

Ten seconds is all it takes for us to judge the things we don’t like about someone when we first interact with them. Somewhere along the way, society made a checklist. We go right down the list, marking off whether a person measures up or not. At first […]

A Thread of Generosity

From the moment we start our lives, we rely on the generosity of others to help us through life. Most parents provide for the needs of their children while they grow up. It makes a lot of sense since as tiny humans we know nothing and can literally […]

It’s ok to be Weak

Our tendency is to hate ourselves when we see weakness. This is especially true when we are around others who do not have the same weakness. We completely overlook the fact that no matter who it is, they have a weakness too. They might not show it. I […]

Airing out the Laundry

Is it me or are more people getting far too comfortable airing out their dirty laundry in public? By asking this question, I’m not referring to hanging clothes on a clothesline. I am asking about the drama between two or more people and the comfort level they feel […]