Raise your hand if you’ve seen the movie, Magnolia. (Just kidding, I can’t see your hands anyway.) It’s been several years since I’ve seen the flick, yet it remains one of my all-time favorites. Call me crazy, I really like exquisitely sad movies that expose the raw, real, messed-upedness of our humanity. It’s a beautiful thing. One of my favorite scenes is this one…Continue reading
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Earlier in the summer, late on a Friday afternoon, I received the following text message from a friend:
“Went to the library and decided it’s a self-help book weekend. I thought you would like this quote from one, ‘the heart that is broken has been broken open’, about being open now to transformation. Sounded interesting.”Continue reading
I know, I’m late with Saturday’s Song. I’m sorry. I was without internet access for most of the day yesterday. This is the first I’ve been able to sit down and put my laptop to work.
I have a list of songs prepared for this gig, but I’m not posting them in order. Each week I consider them and choose one that feels appropriate. Sometimes the one I pick isn’t even on my list. This week’s song was on the radio as I entered my house a few minutes ago- the timing was perfect.Continue reading
The second part of my social media series has to do with the breakup process. What is the appropriate way to handle a divorce on the social scene?
I’ve seen countless status updates to say that individuals have gone from being some form of “coupled” to “single”. Sometimes those updates are accompanied by a personal note to offer more details about the situation or the feelings around the event. I suppose I understand the need for a public announcement. Sometimes it’s easier to say it once on Facebook than having to reiterate the same scenario countless times in person, on the phone or through individual emails.Continue reading