A Call to Wedded Bliss

It looks as if gay marriage, at least for 36 states, is here to stay.  If the Supreme Court eventually rules in favor of legalizing marriage for same sex couples, then every state will have to recognize all marriages.  This issue can either continue to generate...

Healing the Father Wound: Part 2 of 3

What does “father energy” offer a child that enables him or her to grow into a mature and responsible adult?  What elements are necessary in a child’s life, which uniquely flow from a father and that offer balance and emotional wholeness in the child’s development?...

Daring to Date

Having been out of the dating game for most of my life (read more about why in my website) I am pretty clueless as to what that scene is like.  I imagine some variation exists by age group due to use of social media, texting, and smart phones.  Or maybe “dating” in...

Our Internal Debates

Along with many of you, I viewed the much-touted presidential debate.  Sadly I do not feel any better informed after the debate than before.  This is because: I have grown cynical about what is possible versus what is      probable in American politics; it’s...

That Voice

I spent the weekend near Brattleboro, Vt.  At the bed and breakfast I met Joseph from New York who, in his early forties, decided to change careers, go back to school, and become a lawyer.  Gutsy move!  He now practices law and is a part time judge in a lower court,...