New Growth: Overcoming Damaging & Dead Thoughts

My husband and I planted a weeping cherry tree approximately 3 years ago. Around this time of the year, new leaves begin to bud. This is typically when we notice branches that are not producing, and we know they have died off. We have had to prune these branches every year since planting. Which makes…

A Growth Process: Transforming with Knowledge and Understanding

I feel as if I am reliving the same day over and over again. Within that concept lies another underlying problem. I'm also repeating the same things over and over again. "What did I just say?", "Are you even listening to me?", "How many times do I have to tell you?" are just a few of those…

Perfect Love: What Fuels a Tolerable Fog to a Passionate Fire

My whole life I've seen relationships end and rarely mend. I've long witnessed broken marriages. Thus, I leave this disclaimer: I am far from an expert on relationships, let alone marriage. Then, a beautiful celebration took place one month ago as my little brother was married.  I have watched, over the past few years, how…