If you want any hope of change, freedom, progress, recovery, and growth: you’ll need to confront yourself, too. The quickest way to not grow is to surround yourself with yes-men, … Continue reading Here’s the Truth: Hear the Truth
God, forgive me for when I lack empathy, when I jump to making talking points out of tragedy, when I forget the pain of community and family, when my voice … Continue reading We Wear Casts.
Things I’ve learned not to say in the hospital at the very moment of pain and tragedy: “Everything will be okay.” “You’re so strong!” “Pain is what forces you to … Continue reading 15 Things I’ve Learned Not to Say at the Hospital
Note to future self: When you don’t get it right — Apologize quickly and let go. Don’t beat yourself up or defend yourself too long. Humans are squishy with small … Continue reading Squishy Small Brains.
sakuramautoki asked a question: When Christians use words like “forgiveness” and phrases like “True love keeps no record of wrongs,” I find myself wondering how that would apply to certain … Continue reading Do the Abused Need to “Love and Forgive” Their Abuser?