It's Christmas! We gather to celebrate Christmas, if we are Christian, or Hannukah or. . . But the common factor is it frequently includes lots of family time. Our culture (think, Hallmark channel movies) shows that this is "supposed" to be a time of greater joy. However, for a lot of people the increased family … Continue reading Avoiding holiday depression & stress
“Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either -- But right through every human heart -- And through all human hearts. This line shifts. Inside us, it oscillates with the years. And even within … Continue reading The enemy within
What do we need, in order to come out of our shell? To feel secure? To feel that we are competent at what we do? I remember being struck by actress Jodie Foster's response in an interview after she won a best actor Oscar. She said, "I thought it was a fluke. I thought everybody … Continue reading What do we need to feel secure?