There have been a handful of times in my life when I really had no idea what to do. Lost at sea. In those moments just after the realization sets in, the panic, the denial, the pain, I picture myself flopping back down into the boat and holding my head in my hands. I’m past… Continue reading a map to move forward
How much space do you rent out to shame in your mind? Like Full Shame. The shaved head, let’s get crazy shame that infects and inflicts pain on your entire body and anyone around you? Stop renting to shame. Evict that sucker and change the locks. We have understood shame a lot better in recent… Continue reading how not to go Full Shame
One of the very hardest things about life is learning to forgive someone who has not asked to be forgiven, and maybe hasn’t even ever admitted that he did anything wrong in the first place. Let me be clear. There are some wounds that are so deep and intrusive that you need more help than… Continue reading when you can’t forgive
(Click here for Part 1 and Part 2) . That your pain and sorrow will be turned to joy. This sounds like the best thing I’ve prayed for so far, right? Sounds good. Well, it is… eventually. The process of turning pain and sorrow into joy can be the worst. It’s a necessary process. Seeing… Continue reading you don’t want me to pray for you – part 3
What am I trying to be? Who do I want to be? What will being who I currently am bring me and those around me? What would it look like to be what I was made to be?