Querencia

Finding home in your heart

  Weird word.  But what does it mean? It originated in Spain and describes the part of the bullring where the bull takes its stand. But what does that mean to you and me? Derived from the spanish words for “lair” and “home ground” … it refers to that place where we find love, peace, [...]

This Valentine’s Day, fall in love with YOU

Love Yourself

    We hear it all the time: you have to love yourself before you can love someone else. But how do you do that…really? If you’ve had low self-esteem, trouble with your weight, addiction issues, or relationship failures, chances are you don’t realize your own value. Somewhere along the line you’ve likely been told [...]

Learning to Listen Well

couple listening to each other

 Communicating is made up of two primary components, expressing yourself…and listening to another express himself. To do that well, we have to get what the other person is saying. Not just their words, but their heart, intent, and purpose. Jarrod and Emma are struggling with their marriage. They’ve been married three years and both complain [...]