Sweeping It Under the Rug Is Never the Answer

Morning Meditation: Taking the High Road Years ago, we had a dog that, regardless of how many times he went outside to use the bathroom, LOVED using the bathroom on one particular rug. It was gross beyond measure. It was a tiny dog, so while the excrement was also...

“His Majesty” and Seeking Revenge

Morning Meditation: Revenge I could bank on my phone ringing about 8:30 am 3x a week as a colleague friend of mine was in the middle of a huge mess with a toxic employee. They were trying to figure out how to terminate the staff person because he simply was not doing...

Empathy Always Changes the Score

Morning Meditation: Empathy It was supposed to be a nice dinner: good people (they all went to the same church), good conversation. No drama. But before the evening could be called a success, an uninvited guest arrived. Her reputation preceded her! She was the town...

Sometimes Life Feels Like the 6th Grade Playground.

Morning Meditation: Empathy It was the weirdest thing. We were inseparable. Sixth-grade BFF’s that did everything together. Back in the dark ages, sixth grade was still a part of elementary school so the three of us, we were “it” – the “in crowd,” the...