The best thing you can do to help your children through divorce

“The most profound finding of divorce in the past four decades is that parent’s conflict is more important than divorce per se in predicting how well children function. In fact, children whose parents have a lot of conflict and stay married, those are the children who actually have the most difficulty psychologically. They have the

Bill Cosby and Sex Abuse

I find that I keep thinking about Bill Cosby and the abuse women, or were they children, suffered at his hands. I have been a Bill Cosby fan my whole life, seen him in comedy shows, from the electric company days, Fat Albert days, through the Cosby Show days, until now. Until just a few

Healing our Cultural Wounds with Father Michael Lapsley

I am honored to be part of the Sedona International City of Peace, which, in furthering it’s mission of “fostering a culture of peace” in part through “forgiveness, reconciliation and honoring diversity and inclusion” is extremely pleased to be able to bring Father Michael Lapsley, an Anglican priest and South African anti-apartheid/social justice activist, to

World Peace starts with Inner Peace

Our minds create stories based on our past, our past conditioning. How we see the world is likewise dependent upon our past history. It's sort of like we don't even have a choice about our beliefs...as they get dictated by the past.  Is that true? What if we do have a choice?  What would it

The Forgiveness Teachings Podcasts

The Forgiveness Teachings with Lori Rubenstein JD, CPC Although we all know that forgiveness is good for us, life sometimes gets in the way. It’s true; hurts, abuse, neglect, abandonment, addictions, frustrations, financial issues, health issues and loss all get in the way of living a peaceful existence. But here’s the truth: YOU can still

Acceptance

It's interesting to be a teacher of forgiveness, being ultra aware that acceptance is the first step in the process. You can't make changes when you don't face the truth of a situation. The reality of the truth comes first.  Yet, I can literally observe myself resisting my own truth, my own reality. I see