Life As It Is

Life Lesson #2

Scene: Zusha, 5 years old, very unhappy … dialogue with father: Ari: What’s wrong? Zusha: You know! Ari: I really don’t. Zusha: Yes, you do!...
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Concern – Intrigue

I am concerned about the degree of divisiveness in our world, some of it vitriolic, irrational, knee-jerk, one-dimensional. I am concerned about the lack of...
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Life Lesson #1

My friend Ari has a son, Zusha. Zusha had a meltdown when he didn’t get his way – normal behavior for a 4-year-old, right? This...
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Our One True Job in Life

Last Sunday, I did a webinar on Boundaries – 56 people from 5 different countries. One woman asked how to address someone not keeping their...
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Boundaries

What’s so important about boundaries, anyway? Why is this even a subject of interest to me? It all boils down to – do I respect...
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mAgiKal Thinking

Scene: Sitting behind a fence, baseball tournament for 10 year olds playing their hearts out. Meanwhile I’m running through a list of “behaviors” that will...
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In Defense of Profanity

Background: Growing up, profanity was considered punishable by quarantine. Included in all the normal profane words were: darn, damn, and “buns” (when referencing a person’s...
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