Mediation comes to Television

…And I thought Cary and I were the new faces of mediation.  Guess not.  There is one beautiful face coming to television as a mediator.  Her name is Sarah Shahi and Sarah will play Kate Reed, ‘a top litigator who, frustrated with the bureaucracy and injustice she...

Tools for Better Communication

The prayer of St. Francis of Assisi has always been inspiring to me and always brings tears to my eyes.  It states: Oh Master grant that I may never seek so much to be consoled as to console – to be understood as to understand- to be loved as to love with all my...

Great site for Mediators

I stumbled across this site out of the University of California Berkley, and consider it a wonderful resource for understanding conflict management.  There is a great article, a free downloadable book for Mediators,  audio seminars on Empathic Listening Skills and...

Hope in Divorce

We live in a time where divorce is prevalent.  People are suffering as a result of their divorce.  That is because despite the fact that the divorce rate is high, people enter into marriages believing in their marriage and when it doesn’t work, and especially when...

Love One Another in the Monotony

I have lots of spiritual books in the drawer next to my bed but one that I return to time and time again is the autobiography of St. Theresa of Lisieux – better known as “the Little Flower.”  Today, October 1st, is her feast day!  One of the reasons this book strikes...