Boundaries I: Strawberry Jam

Since I began this blog I’ve wanted to write about boundaries, not only because I myself am trying to develop better ones, but also because it seems to me boundaries are a large part of what’s broken in our culture. In our cultures. We’re all aware of headlines from all over the world about human […]

Boundaries 2: Furry Pickles

This is the second of I’m not sure how many blogs about boundaries.  See last week’s blog for the beginning of the discussion! Today the aspect of boundaries I want to explore is the one I have the most trouble with.  This aspect concerns managing boundaries with people we love. Continuing with our metaphor of […]

Needs 2: Care and Feeding of the Elephant

I was absent last week in order to take a trip back to Colorado and finish selling my house. On the road, I thought about my last blog  and the second part of coming to terms with needs. Discovering, admitting and identifying one’s needs is, alas, just the beginning of what I suspect is a […]