Conversation

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Meet Me at the Water Cooler

Hey, meet me at the water cooler in 5 minutes!  Hmmm, wonder what chatter is being shared today?  ”People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler.”  ~ Mike Farrell Why is it seemingly easier to share chats or gossip at the water cooler, than to sit […]

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Intimate

Healing the Communication Dysfunction: Intimate Conversations

This past Friday night, I hosted a Facebook Live event to discuss the Intimate Conversations, the first in a series titled Communication Dysfunction.  In case you missed it, the following is the transcript of the talk. Intimate Conversations  You read the invitation titled “Intimate Conversations” and perhaps hesitated to join me.  For those of you […]

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Intimacy

Talk With Me

“Let’s have the conversations we’re not having.  Let’s talk about why we don’t talk.  Let’s tell each other what we’re really thinking.  Let’s lay out our hurts, our hang-ups, our hearts.  Let’s admit our failures and ask each other’s forgiveness.  Let’s show each other who we really are and see if there can still be […]

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Love Lessons 2: Teen Wisdom

Love!  I wrote on the blog’s companion Facebook page that my son and I have some of our best conversations in the car. Sometimes they are silly, sometimes they are short and sweet but productive.  And, if I am really lucky, like the other day, we start one and he wants to keep it going. […]

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How My Blog Got Its Name (A Tribute to Vince)

Two year ago, give or take, I read some poetry and viewed some prints on a friend’s Facebook page. I was immediately drawn to the words on the page–often simple or few–but their impact was powerful, pulling me in and touching my soul. Through the kindness of my friend, I was introduced to Vince Coates. […]

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