The Lesson

It’s part of life, this lesson learning thing we have to do to grow. The way we learn isn’t always wrapped up in a beautiful bow, but it sure does come wrapped up, doesn’t it?  Almost disguised, it seems.

Everyone has their own soul lessons to learn.

For some, it is to learn to have love and compassion for yourself and others, because you have been too harsh.  For others it is to learn humility because you have been arrogant, boastful or indignant. Continue reading

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When Someone Shows You Who They Are the First Time, Believe Them: How Paying Attention to the Red Flags in Any Relationship Will Keep You Safe

You know you have done this; noticed something about someone, when you initially meet them, that causes you to furrow your brow and feel uneasy but then brushed it aside.  We have all done that, at one time or another.

Whether it’s a new friend or in a new dating relationship, the red flags are always there from the beginning.  The challenge you face is whether or not you are going to honor yourself enough to acknowledge what you already know or whether you will choose to ignore the warning signs and put yourself in harms’ way. Continue reading