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11 05, 2017

What I Really, Really Want

2017-07-17T23:28:40+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality for parents|

What is it about our kids that makes them constantly want the hottest toy, the most fashionable jeans, or the latest gadget? And why does it seem that even if they do get these things, it’s still not enough, and a short time later we hear about a new “must have”? Does it come from being a spoiled generation? Is it the abundance in today’s world? Or is there a spiritual lesson here? And what can I, the parent, do about it? When our children receive a new toy, they may play with it all the time in [...]

11 05, 2017

Letting Go this Mother’s Day

2017-07-17T23:32:28+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality for parents|

I want to share a story with you that I heard just today. There is an 89 year old man that is always planting seeds of bonsai trees. Bonsai trees grow slowly, and this man is in the sunset of his life. On the surface this seems pointless, since in all likelihood he will never see a single one grow into a mature tree. There is such an investment of time, attention, and energy to planting that some might assume that the only reason to do it would be the future reward of seeing the robust plant in [...]