5 Undisputable Truths about Marriage

Caution: If you're a romantic who likes illusions, read this at your own risk.  This posting will help you remove the rose -colored glasses and understand the realities of marriage . On the other hand, you might thank me for being honest about what you may already suspect.1.  Marriage is a choice. Unless you’re being forced into a shotgun wedding or live in an arranged marriage culture, you’re choosing your mate....more

Perspective—Use It or Lose It

“Perspective—Use It or Lose It. If you turned to this page, you’re forgetting that what is going on around you is not reality. Think about that.”  – Richard Bach, 1977...more

Is Love Real if the Diamond is Fake?

Can he really love you if he buys you a ‘fake’ diamond? What is a ‘real’ diamond anyway?Chemically, it’s a collection of tiny crystals of carbon which take millions of years to form. Physically, the diamond is a stone. Financially, it’s expensive. Emotionally, it’s become the symbol of love. In the real world, it's an illusion.When diamond prices collapsed during the Great Depression, an advertising agency came up with the idea of linking diamonds to love. The larger the diamond, the greater the love....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” You’re In Need Of Transforming Yourself 3-9-12

If you haven’t noticed already, the past few readings seem to lead to a personal transformation of some sort.Examine beneath the surface of your illusions and determine whether you’re in need of transforming yourself.Opposing Energies: depression, unmotivated, karma, obstaclesYou may be beginning a new career, lifestyle or relationship.There’s knowledge available, and obstacles are overcome by gainers in your efforts to change yourself in some creative and permanent way....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Clarify You’re Making Good Decisions 2-20-12

It’s a fantastic day to collaborate with others in just about any creative endeavor!So many creative energies are available that being clever and inventive may get you the improvements you desire!Look for changes in education, a move, or in a business relationship.There are enough ideas, creations, monies, people, opportunities, etc… for making progress in business now.Short commutes or trips are now in your future, perhaps to build business, and be fact-finding for your life....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” Learn More About Yourself 11-28-11

This is a turning point to change illusions about love and let go of your fantasies.Your desires to grow and change are now at hand.Opposing Energies: uncertainty, fears, doubtsIt may seem as though you want to move or travel, however you can channel this restless energy into a commitment in the future.Wide Awake Words™ for today: harmony, happiness, improvements...more

Why Clothes Make the Man

When I was just starting out as a writer three decades ago, I had the chance to get a by-lined story with a popular magazine. There was one hitch – the editor wanted to have a drink and ‘talk’ about it. Sure, no problem. Two drinks, and he wanted to ‘talk’ about it somewhere more comfortable, someplace quiet, like his hotel room. ...more

Practicing Financially Safe Marriage

of those points are fundamental to having a healthy financial marriage. It's important to be ...more