One of the great joys of writing a book is hearing from old friends who have read it.
Category: Lessons Learned
Whether you're being interviewed in a studio, calling in a question or comment, or listening in the car, there's something about the medium of talk radio -- its facelessness, perhaps, or the "um"s and "ya-know"s that bridge thoughts and punctuate the silences -- that encourages confession and fosters intimacy.
Children and parents want the same thing for each other -- to be happy.
As Father's Day 2010 approaches, I am looking at a video I made eleven years ago, when our twins were only two-and-a-half. I always love watching this video, but suddenly it's taken on an important new meaning to me.
The writer, a retired engineer, had lost touch with four different people in his life. Then, one by one, a strange force seemed to summon him to their side. The lesson he learned has meaning for all of us. . .
As I write in the current issue of USA WEEKEND magazine, It's never too late to right your wrongs, big or small, and gain the rewards that can come with reaching out to other people and making amends. Click here to read the article, then go to the Toolkit for more tips on righting your wrongs and bring more joy to your relationships.