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A Trustworthy Man – Part 2

Being a Man a Woman Can TrustIf you have not yet read Part 1 of this post, you can read it here. From my spiritual studies I had an idealized vision of who I could be, but I didn’t really know the practical steps to get me there. And I was beginning to wonder if […]

Deep Listening – A Secret Key to Better Relationships

This week’s post is another recorded conversation between Paul and Layne, the second in a series of conversations entitled, 10 Key Abilities for Building Successful Relationships. Today we talk about the importance and power of deep listening in relationships. Listening is one of the most important of all communication skills, yet so many people seem to […]

What a Long, Strange Ride This Year Has Been!

Have you ever had the feeling of being hungry, but you don’t know what you want? Maybe you open the cupboard or the refrigerator and look at what’s on the shelves, hoping to see something and say, “That’s it, I’ll have that!” But, you don’t find anything you really want to eat. That’s how I […]

Paul’s Emergency Open Heart Surgery

Three weeks ago today, on June 29, Paul underwent emergency open heart surgery. Here’s what happened . . . On Saturday, June 25, at about 9am Paul walked into the bedroom from outside and started to feel dizzy. Layne was lazily sleeping beneath the covers and raised her head to say “Good morning,” just as he […]

The Holiday’s Mixed Bag – New Solutions to the Stress of the Season: Part 2

The Learning Conversation – Taking the Path to Healing Healing the past with family members is one of the most challenging relationship issues that exist, because there is so much at stake. In our book, Straight From The Heart, we say that truth is love’s doorway. In other words, when we are honest and open […]