How to Forgive in Five Excruciating Steps

Steps to Forgivness

When I was a child, the rule was that if someone apologized for taking your toy or pulling your hair, you had to forgive them.  And generally forgiveness comes easily at five years old or perhaps being easily distracted serves the same purpose.  As a kindergarten miscreant, I stole a marshmallow Easter bunny from another […]

When Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work

I hate positive thinking emergencies. They creep up on you at your worst moments. You stand at cliff’s edge, vicious barbarian armies closing in on you. In front of you lies the ocean. Even if you were to survive the sharp rocks that stud the cliff side, there is a sea monster waiting below, his […]