Christmas is a paradoxical time, isn’t it? It’s a happy time. Strike that. It’s supposed to be a happy time. Strike that too. For some, it was once a happy time and now it’s not. Not anymore…
I published the first post here on the LFI porch on November 1, 2010. So much has happened since then. Life has accelerated so much it’s hard to keep up. Do you know what I mean? For..
Why is communication considered a skill? Shouldn’t we know how to talk to one another? I believe the reason it’s been dubbed a skill is that so many of us are so bad at it. Let’s do some..
What do you think about all day long? How often to you take note of your thoughts?
August 17th is the 3rd Anniversary of the worst day of my life. My son Alex died that day in 2012. Anniversaries. You make your way through another year and then, 365 days later, you find yourself..
“I wish you vintage wine in every Coca-cola glass; an end to wishing signalling you’ve found forever at the end of now.” ~Rod McKuen I love this line of verse by Rod McKuen. It stayed with me..
Hi! I wanted to come to the porch to see you and to find out what you’ve been up to and to tell you what I’ve been busy with. I guess I’ll go first ;-) I’ve been..
A story my sister-in-law told me many years ago first piqued my interest in yoga. She found herself in the emergency room sitting at her husband’s bedside as he fought for his life. She told me she..
I’m very happy to introduce my brother, Allan Abbass, who has just published his first book! You may remember meeting him in this post. I invited him to tell us about the career path that led to..