The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will…

Living, Loving, Learning & Losing

On May 17, 2001, the worst thing that could have happened, happened in the lives of me and my family. My mom died. For about the next 10 years, I was in so much pain…

Love is Like Karate

Why is love like karate? If you look at how the ranking system works in karate, there are different colours of obis (which is like a belt) which represents the level one has achieved. The…

The 2 Approaches to Dating

There are 2 approaches to dating - physical and emotional. There are many ways to meet people today but you can categorize them in 2 ways - online and in real life. The problem with…

You Get What You Give

Be giving of yourself to the person you are with. What you give to them, you will get back. If you give love, you will get love back. If you give hate, you will get…

Passion vs Obsession

Some would say there's a fine line between passion and obsession. First of all, what is the difference? I found a great explanation that I will use here to frame the rest of this post.…

Having a Whole New Perspective

I've always been told I was positive and optimistic. I believe that people are inherently good. There was some doubts in myself based on some past experiences. Doubts about love. Doubts about my future. But…

Compromise – Necessary in Any Relationship

Compromise isn't a bad thing. Although it can be, the type of compromise I'm talking about is healthy compromise. First of all, what does compromise mean? According to Merriam Webster online, the definition which I…

Are You An Option or a Priority?

“Don’t let someone become a priority in your life when you are just an option in theirs.” Wow, I saw this quote on someone’s status on Facebook last week and it struck a huge chord.…

Heart…or Head?

I find it interesting that when we follow our heart it can tend to contradict what our head is saying; and vice versa. How do we truly know what is right? I like to think…

The Awakening

by Sonny Carroll A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your…