Have you Lost the Spark?

Have you Lost the Spark?

Just after moving to a new home, Brenda discovered the gas stove didn’t work. Some maintenance had been done prior to her moving in that required the gas to be shut off. The gas company was supposed to turn the gas back on the previous day, but hadn’t. The main pilot light was out. There was no gas to cook with or to take a hot shower. Interestingly, this occurred at the same time Brenda had also lost the spark in her career. While everything else in her life was flourishing, Brenda’s passion for her career started to lose its sizzle. The pilot light had gone out there too. And in truth, there’s a little bit of self-sabotage that begins…

Who are you Rescuing?

Who are you Rescuing?

Over the holidays I treated myself to a lobster dinner. It reminded me of a lobster I encountered many years ago. Back then, I had a lobster for dinner whose outer shell was so tough and hardened from the winter that we had to get a hammer to crack it open in order to extract the delicious meat. We must have wrestled with that lobster for 20-30 minutes before we were rewarded with the tasty meal of tender seafood inside. Maybe you’ve experienced something or someone like this before. You may have even dined with them over the holidays. Usually it shows up as stubbornness. You know what I mean. Someone you know is experiencing certain challenges, maybe with their…