Posts filed under: Learning

The Importance of Listening to One Another’s Stories

Our stories matter. Stories are an entry point for us to become known. Where the fertile space is cleared for greater understanding, compassion and appreciation. Where others can be inspired...

The Importance of Sharing Our Stories

We hold tightly to our stories. Afraid to share their truths. Preferring to appear normal, to fit in, we end up hiding behind masks, feeling alone and disconnected. Unknown. We are...

The Two Sides of Routines

Driving the exact same route to work every day. Using a preferred coffee mug. Going year after year to the same place for summer holidays. Putting on our shoes or...

A Transformative Dinner Discussion

I am delighted to have one of my articles “A Transformative Dinner Discussion” published on “Around the Table” today! “It started just before dinner. As our three teenaged sons began...

Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling

I was delighted that the following article I wrote, Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling, was published on, ‘The Mighty:   “Shifting Our Perceptions of Counselling” I can’t remember a time...

A Grand Inheritance

My two grandsons, both around a year and half old, are in the developmental stage where they are astutely watching everything around them. They seem especially interested in observing people....

Supporting A Loved One Who Struggles With Health Issues

  I was pleased to have one of my articles, “Lessons I’ve Learned While Supporting My Son With Crohn’s Disease” recently published on “The Mighty“. The Mighty is a great...

With Love, Ruth and Naomi

The three widows were travelling down the dusty, dirt road. And suddenly, they stopped, and began to talk. And as they talked they began to weep, clinging to each other....

We See What we Want to See

He wisely replied to my observation, “Anne, people see what they want to see.” I had just shared how puzzling it was that people could reach very dissimilar conclusions about...

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Sometimes it is hard to recognize darkness. For it can come dressed up in a nice suit, pretty packaging, and a smooth sales pitch. Because it is slick and alluring,...