The Wisdom of Broken Teeth

Tears welled up in her blue eyes, “Mommy!!!  My tooth is Broken!!!!”  Anna pulled out her little tooth box and there at the bottom was her recently lost tooth broken into exactly into two pieces.  “The tooth fairy won’t take it!”  She began to cry. “Oh no honey, don’t you know that broken teeth are…

Constancy

“Elsewhere in the story Adam and Eve wrestle with a full complement of emotions, including desire, frustration, blame, shame, guilt, forgiveness and reconciliation. “The most under appreciated aspect of Adam and Eve is how they continually return to each other after periods of separation.  They start life united, then Eve goes off alone.  She could…

The Strong Woman

A strong woman knows how to deal with things going wrong. Take Paige for example, a chemical dependency counselor.   She walked into my office today and point blanked me with the question, “Why does Heather make more than me?   We have the same title, we do the same duties?”  I gave her the…

Solomon the Wise-The Secret to Love that Lasts

“Hey Mommy!  Guess what?” “What Anna?” “Chicken Butt!!!”  Mad girlish giggles ensued.  Anna says that phrase at least 20 times a day, I still don’t get it.  She thinks it’s hilarious. “Hey Mommy!  Guess what?” “Chicken Butt?”  I responded sarcastically. Again, she shreaked with laughter. “Noooooooo.  I’m going to marry Solomon!”  Then she blushed and…

How to Make Impossible Dreams Come True

“Alice laughed. ‘There’s no use trying,’ she said. ‘One can’t believe impossible things.’ I daresay you haven’t had much practice,’ said the Queen. ‘When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.-Alice in Wonderland Mysticism and dreams are in…