Recharging Our Canary Song…

I recently listened to a story told by author and speaker Glennon Doyle Melton¬†about a canary. Her grandfather was a miner and they used to bring a caged canary down into the depths of the mining tunnels in which they worked.¬† The canary was very sensitive to toxins. If the canary stopped singing while down […]

“I Like Me”…

Toward the end of our session…at that span of time us therapists fondly call doorknob confession time… The client looked at me and said with words a bit unsure…a thread of insecurity in her tone… “I Like Me.” I purposely let the words hang in the room, allowing the echo to be absorbed. After months […]

The Cushioned Recliner of Silence…

What do you write when you have nothing to say?… What do you say when you have nothing to speak?… You don’t… Instead you honor this time of silence for the incredible teacher it can be. Be patient – the power of words does not conform to your schedule… it has its own timetable. Why […]