Wanted Dead or Alive: One Jolly Old Elf

Part 7 in my Series on Giving and Forgiving You can also read Part 1: Deck the Halls with PsychoAnal Gifts, Part 2: The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving, Part 3: Balancing the Four Rooms, Part 4: The Candy Cane Crux, and Part 5: Why I Don’t Believe in Santa Claus, and Part 6: A…

The Candy Cane Crux

Part 4 in my Series on Giving and Forgiving You can also read Part 1: Deck the Halls with PsychoAnal Gifts  Part 2: The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving  and Part 3: Balancing the Four Rooms.     My two oldest sons and I were getting into mischief downtown this past weekend. They were running…

Balancing the Four Rooms

This is part three in my series on Giving and Forgiving… Forgiving yourself even when you can’t let go. In Part 1 of this series on Giving and Forgiving, I began with how my laughing epiphany helped me make the connection between giving and accepting freely. Please stop by to read the background for this…

The Spirit of Giving and Forgiving

This is part two in my series on Giving and Forgiving… Giving and receiving of you. In Part 1 of this series on Giving and Forgiving, I began with how my laughing epiphany helped me make the connection between giving and accepting freely. Please stop by to read the background for this post. To begin…

Deck the Halls with Psychoanal Gifts

This is part one in my series on Giving and Forgiving… You can only control your own feelings about gratitude and generosity. Gifts often come with a price tag, but perhaps not the one you would think of at first. I’m talking about those passive aggressive reminders that can keep you making payments indefinitely. For…