To be nobody but yourself

My dad was pretty good at sweet talking the ladies, being somewhat of a charmer. I can remember all the way back how he would go to a fake kind of voice that I can only best call “Harvard academic” when he was trying to impress a woman he liked, someone...

I forgive myself

The forgiveness work that I have to do is as follows:   1) I forgive myself for the perception and belief that “A” ever disrupted my world and interfered with my connection to love.   2) I forgive myself for ever pretending that “B” could take...

Unforgiven

In my quiet time this morning, my question was something along the lines of “show me the way.”   There was no thunderbolts and lightning response.   However later this morning, I noticed the chatter in my head about unfinished business with people that I...

God in our own image

One of the dominant themes for this year — what we’ve been talking about — has been “what we are against.” It’s been our consistent talking point nationwide, top to bottom. Eventually, we are going to shift into talking about...

My practice

1) My practice is to set down the suit of armor and to drop defensiveness. The path is to open up into whatever is before me versus closing down to it. Opening up is accepting what is, not in a giving up but, in a posture of allowing what is to be what is. This planet...

Victimhood or flow?

We all play the victim card. I know that I do. I “struggle” on a construction project from time to time. There are people and situations in my life in which “they did it to me”. Victim is not a strong place for me. I don’t like it there...