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Sacred Space

Steph: Do you have enough time in your day to quiet your mind long enough to reflect on your life? Life is so busy with work, chores, children’s activities, that I find it hard to allow my mind to wander and dream. It seems I have to put a reminder on my phone for everything.  If I don’t set aside even a small amount of time each day for peace, quiet, and reflection, how can I ever find the space to ask life’s big questions (or even the little ones)?
Paul: Recently, I reflected on whether I’m carving out enough time for sacred space. What does this look like in my daily life? For me, it means going outdoors alone, sitting in a quiet place (I like a bench along a stream near where we live), and just being alone with my thoughts. Sometimes I read and sometimes I call a friend on the phone, but mostly I just sit there in the quiet. Disconnecting from my to do list and computer for this little respite helps me center myself and regain perspective on what really matters to me.
Steph: I pr…

Marriage is a VERB

Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb.  It isn't something you get.  It's something you do.  It's the way you love your partner every day."

Advice From a Divorce Lawyer

Yes, this is a strange twist.  We recently heard about James J Sexton's book, "If You're in My Office, It's Already Too Late."  James is a divorce attorney from New York, who started noticing some patterns after 20 years of working with couples whose marriages were ending.