Author Archives: Colin

How to Beat the Holiday Blues

How to Beat the Holiday Blues For more people than the Hallmark Card industry likes to acknowledge, Christmas day and Valentine’s day have one thing in common: An increased feeling of loneliness arising immediately afterwards. The industry starts revving up … Continue reading

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Blowing Your Own Horn Isn’t Easy

Blowing Your Own Horn Isn’t Easy Growing up, I was always taught to be modest and not to be seen blowing my own trumpet. (That’s the English version, but it’s the same. It’s a horn.) To this day I find … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? or Tipping Prohibited

What’s In A Name? or Tipping Prohibited I met a guy once whose name was Christmas Day. I kid you not. You have to wonder what kind of consciousness Ma and Pop Day had to name their baby that. They … Continue reading

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Gliding on Angels Wings

Gliding on Angel’s Wings As those of you who follow me on Facebook know, I took a flight in a glider on my 73rd birthday on September 30th. It was my first flight in one. It was a wonderful experience. … Continue reading

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Don’t You Love ‘em? Your Parents, I Mean!

Don’t You Love ‘em? Your Parents, I Mean! To forgive people using the Tipping Method (Radical Forgiveness) is actually to come to a place of appreciation for who they really are. It is coming to see them as the divine … Continue reading

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Do you attach strings to the gifts you give?

Do you attach strings to the gifts you give? “Oh, how nice – just what I wanted. Thank you so much.” [Oh heck! How awful! What am I going to do with this thing now? It will have to be … Continue reading

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The Joy (and Pain) of the Family Reunion

Can the Pain of the Family Reunion be Turned to Joy? It’s Fall already. November is upon us. The leaves are turning all sorts of gorgeous colors as they and much of the natural world begins to turn inward and … Continue reading

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Kids causing you grief?

Kids causing you grief? In the last blog, I mentioned that we often have a need to forgive our own kids. I would like to say more about this. When we decide to have children, we expect it to be … Continue reading

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Who’s on your Radical Forgiveness bucket list?

Who’s on your Radical Forgiveness bucket list? Lack of forgiveness is known to be very bad for your health. It is not so well acknowledged that it is also very bad for your death. I don’t wish to be morbid, … Continue reading

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Shift happens. Experience it today.

Shift happens. Experience it today. Shift Happens. You know that one. You also know that if you remove the “f” in shift that’s how it is most often experienced, at least at first. The big shift that we are hoping … Continue reading

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