These are my very real, honest thoughts straight from my journal. My intention is not to hurt anyone by sharing my heart; but rather to share what I used to believe and have struggled to let go of, and how I am moving into new territory of learning to rest in the mystery of… Continue reading on healing
I heard this poem in a Tara Brach talk titled Be All That You Are. I love it so much!! Do Not Be Ashamed You will be walking some night in the comfortable dark of your yard and suddenly a great light will shine round about you, and behind you will be a wall you… Continue reading Do Not Be Ashamed
I haven’t been posting much lately, even though I’ve been journaling a lot. Today I just felt like I have to post a little tidbit of what I’m learning or I may explode. Those of you who have been reading my blog the past few years know that I went through a severe season of… Continue reading Buh-Bye False Self
I have been writing a lot about spiritual abuse, legalism, recovery, denial, feelings, etc., so I’ll be posting some original stuff soon hopefully. This is actually tomorrow’s meditation, but so good I just had to share today. Accepting Powerlessness Since I’ve been a child, I’ve been in an antagonistic relationship with an important emotional part… Continue reading Accepting Powerlessness
The following is an excerpt from Richard Rohr’s book Falling Upward. Your stage mask is not bad, evil, or necessarily egocentric; it is just not “true.” It is manufactured and sustained unconsciously by your mind; but it can and will die, as all fictions must die. Persona and shadow are correlative terms. Your shadow is… Continue reading Your Stage Mask
I love today’s Language of Letting Go Thought for the Day soooo much, I just had to share it here. Who Knows Best? Others do not know what’s best for us. We do not know what’s best for others. It is our job to determine what’s best for ourselves. “I know what you need.” .… Continue reading Who Knows Best?
I put you on a pedestal. I wanted to please you at all costs. I wanted you to acknowledge I was spiritually growing at optimal pace, even if I knew you would only be acknowledging a mask. Your opinion of me became more important than God’s. You said you struggled, but it was hard to… Continue reading Dear Bible Study Teacher,