Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.

~Theodore Roethke

Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.

~ Albert Schweitzer

Latest Blog Posts

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What Does It Look Like When You Find Real Love?

Wow, I love this article (reposted at the bottom of my blog). I wish I had been told this when I hit the dating scene. It took many bad experiences looking for the wrong thing, and not seeing the right thing, to realize the truth of what this person has written so eloquently. Some of the quotes I especially loved from this article: “Real love is not about holding out for the perfect person or finding someone who meets all the criteria on your list. Real love is about finding an imperfect person and building a messy, beautiful love.” Do you love them? That’s enough. So often w...

Lessons learned from a past relationship: The Issue of Compatibility.

Compatibility: this word gets thrown around a lot these days. It’s like an over-used excuse meant to ease the pain of breaking up with someone. I’ve been there. I’ve been the recipient. It didn’t ease the pain to hear someone I love say that to me. So today, I blog about it. Because when I first heard it, I wondered if it could be true. Perspective is everything and trying to figure out if something is true when your hurting never works. Time does heal all. It doesn’t necessarily change how you feel, but it does remove the sting and allow your heart to get healthy...

When Did Greek Love Go Out of style?

I see a lot of relationships on the edge of ending. And it’s really sad to me! The saddest is when they end for the wrong reason. There are a lot of articles these days that contest the old adage “all you need is love,” but I want to contest the contesting. The Beatles might not have had it all right, but I think they were onto something. Their downfall was not specifying the kind of love. Love is such a broad word, I love cinnamon buns, I love kayaking, and I love my family. The ancient greeks had 7 words to describe love:   -Ludus Love is a playful and uncommitted love tha...

Bonding Creates Purpose

Are you or someone you know affected by addictions? It’s interesting to think about this concept introduced as “bonding”. When these bonds (career, relationships, community, etc) fail or break down what unhealthy habits do you tend to bond to...

How will you create change?

Meet JR, an Artist, who shapes and transforms his world through the use of art that challenges ideas about social justice, identity, freedom, and issues of diversity. Sometimes when we are struggling we focus all of our attention on ourselves. While it’...

Okanagan Valley – Kelowna Counselling

Hi and welcome to the launch of my new site! Thanks for stopping by to take a peak. Let me tell you a little bit about my journey to the Valley. I moved to the Okanagan Valley at the beginning of November. I spent the past 8 years living in Calgary, Alberta a...