Category Archives: A Word About

A Word About Learning

A Word about Learning Unprecedented!   None of us has ever experienced anything like we are currently going through.  The disruptions to our daily lives are many.  The questions are endless:   Why? How? How much? How long? The readers of these “words” are amazingly perceptive and wise.  Each of you knows that when we are faced […]

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A Word from C. S. Lewis

A Word from C. S. Lewis If we are going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb when it comes find us doing sensible and human things – praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint and a game of darts […]

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A Word from C. S. Lewis–Addendum

A Word from C. S. Lewis–Addendum Editor’s Note: Last week, I sent a “word” from C. S. Lewis. I received many notes of feedback from my readers, but one was particularly important.  It came from a long-time friend who is also an accomplished physician. She has granted her consent for me to share her thoughts […]

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A Word about February 8, 2020

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Once Again, it’s time to Save the Date! If you have never been to a Safe Conversations workshop, you are in for a real treat! If you have, you know what the “buzz” is all about, and you know that there is so much more to  learn and practice  to enhance the quality of all your […]

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A Word about Thanksgiving, 2019

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A Word about Thanksgiving, 2019 (Editor’s Note:  I am aware that it’s December!  I have been out of commission for a few weeks.  Thanks for bearing with me. Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that reminds us that it is not about us. The world does not revolve around me! None of us would not […]

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A Word about Columbo

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A Word about Columbo   John and Julie Gottman are two of the preeminent researchers, authors, trainers and couples therapists in the world today.  Their work spans more than 40 years.  Twice a week, they publish a brief article called Marriage Minute.  I encourage you to subscribe by going to their web site, Gottman.com. The […]

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A Word about October 5th — Safe Conversations

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A Word about October 5th– Safe Conversations I am really excited about the upcoming  Safe Conversations workshop! People have been signing up for several weeks now,  and we are anticipating a good crowd. Many people live for years in disconnected relationships.  They are unhappy and frustrated,  and they don’t know how to get unstuck. In this […]

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A Word About Respect

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A Word About Respect Think Aretha! Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, and civil rights activist.  She is without doubt one of the most influential artists of our time.  It is one of her dozens of classic hits: R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  Give yourself a treat.  Click on her image, pump up the volume and enjoy! […]

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Another Word about Save the Date

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Another Word about Save the Date   It’s that time of year again! October 5, 2019 Time for our semi-annual Safe Conversations workshop. Presented by: Relationships First Preston Place Counseling, and Prestoncrest Church of Christ 6022 Prestoncrest Lane Dallas, TX 75230 As I have said before, this is a “connection tool” (for everyone) unlike any […]

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A Word about Grumpy Old People

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A Word about Grumpy Old People “Hi, I’m Harold, and I’m a grumpy old man!” “Hi, Harold.” This is the opening of my GOPA meeting–“Grumpy Old People Anonymous.” I don’t know that this organization is real, but it certainly could be!  Of course, it is necessary first to acknowledge that I have this problem and […]

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