All posts tagged: love

Deciding About Love

One evening more than three decades ago, my husband, Ron, left the Haarlem hospital where he was a Resident and headed to Rotterdam for a Paul Winter concert in Sint-Laurenskerk, a gothic basilica from the 15th century. He didn’t know it yet, but he was […]

Love Is Like A Marathon

Our daughter-in-law qualified for the Boston Marathon by running in a local marathon, just making it, by an amazing three seconds! She was really hurting the last five miles. A stranger saw her and began to walk-run alongside her, subtly encouraging her. She could hardly […]

15 Keys For Loving And Being Loved

In every interaction, whether we’re creating a special dinner or starting an argument, we’re searching for an opportunity to share love. Whether we love ourselves affects everything else in life, including our relationships, career, finances and health. Loving ourselves means not holding someone else responsible […]

How Many People Does It Take To Make A Marriage?

Our daughter-in-law earned a postgraduate placement in a dietician internship, and everyone was thrilled for her. But we wondered how she and my son would manage the care of their newborn son if she quit work and went back to school. So we rallied around […]

Choosing Love Over Fear

Each year on May 4, everyone in the Netherlands stops for two minutes of silence at 8pm, to remember the people who died during WWII. It’s dramatic and moving to witness. The Nazis defeated the Netherlands in 1940 and soon began abducting Dutch citizens for forced […]