The Salmon River

The Salmon River It had been raining heavily all night. The river is high, its usually crystal clear waters now brown and muggy. The forest of alder trees that holds the shores on both sides is flooded. The water masses are shooting downstream, eager to reach the...

Get Out of Your Way!

Get Out of Your Way!   Weeks after a fall, my wife Barb had increasingly terrible headaches. After another sleepless night we headed straight into emergency of a hospital. A CT-scan showed that a hematoma in the head caused the problem. Surgery was needed. However,...

Coal Dust and Diamonds Under Sails

Coal Dust and Diamonds Under Sails The milky light of the full moon was washing down the sails of the ship. Under a steady wind the Russian  four-masted barque “Sedov” ploughed through the waves of the Baltic Sea. The giant sails stood perfectly still against the...

B & B

B & B It is holiday season. B&b, that must be about Bed ‘n Breakfast, right? Not quite. Today’s blog is about bitch ‘n bastard, another popular B&B. I was talking with a client about anger issues today and then she said: “In every woman there is a bitch...

Do You Really Want It?

Do You Really Want It? A middle aged man was sitting with me and we talked about his longstanding skin condition. “I tried conventional and naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and nothing helped. Now a friend told me about homeopathy and I thought maybe I should try...

Those Who Love You

Those Who Love You    “Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you...