January, 2008

A Lesson from 2007

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Click here to read my English usage blog. Here, in brief, is what I learned in 2007: Honor your losses. Celebrate your blessings. Give compassion to yourself and others when either of these tasks seems difficult. Two weeks ago, I shared my grief over my friend Gio’s sudden passing and invited you to honor your [...]

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Life is like Coffee

Friday, January 18th, 2008

After writing last week about my friend Gio’s death, I felt that the following e-mail (paraphrased here), which has traveled the world, would be an appropriate follow up that we could all appreciate. A group of friends got together to have coffee. The host set out the cups and brewed the coffee. Some of the [...]

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The Gift of a “No Holds Barred” Apology

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

(Click here to read my English usage blogs.) Recently, Ron Whitney, a life coach and lay counselor at his church, wrote to tell me that he had read my book, Enough Is Enough! He added, “I hope I am not being out of line, but as I read the chapter on forgiveness, I could not [...]

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