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Belonging

In counseling situations it is not unusual for me to hear the other person express they are concerned by the fact that they have doubts.  While we all have doubts on a daily basis (“Will I make it to the … Continue reading

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Respect

I once heard of a woman who named her newborn daughter “Placenta.”  When asked by an interviewer why she did this she replied, “I just liked the sound of the name.”  Sad to say, this now does not seem to … Continue reading

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Tutu Alice and the Royal Court

Every Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter when I and my siblings were young Dad would drive 3 hours to Brooklyn to fetch Aunt Alice (Mom’s Aunt, our Great-Aunt), and then 3 more hours to bring her back to us.  No one … Continue reading

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Expectations Within A Relationship

Back in 1994 when I entered my first national art competition I was accepted to exhibit at The National Arts Club in New York City.  I had submitted one of the early iterations of my Airscapes series and when I … Continue reading

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Relationship is Communion

The modern world in which we live brings an ever-bewildering abundance of changes, inventions and ways of relating to others.  Interestingly though humans seem to need a certain degree of rooted-ness, an “anchor” frequently formed by habitual patterns for necessary … Continue reading

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The Wailana and Roses!

On our October 2010 trip we ate almost every morning at our favorite Waikīkī restaurant, the Wailana, which is pretty much equi-distant between the Ilikai where we were staying and where my brother Dan lives.  The Wailana has a pretty … Continue reading

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Aloha

ALO= to be in the presence of, face to face, to join, to combine with.  HA= the essence, the life, the breath of life.  In the end Aloha means relationships: face-to-face, the birthing of life-fullness within those relationships.  Which leads … Continue reading

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