… are all around us, perhaps even in the mirror. We’ve all heard the saying “hurting people hurt people.” That is generally true, and it may be the reason why our homes, communities, nation, and world are in such devastating shape. Too many of us are hurting the hurt instead of hearing, helping, and healing … More HURTING PEOPLE …
Last week’s blog covered untying, instead of cutting and burning “knots” and “bridges”. This week, lets briefly look at a situation in which we should be quick to burn bridges. Most of us have made choices which did not reflect our best decision-making. Sometimes, the consequences of those decisions have caused deep pain to ourselves, … More Burn Baby Burn
Many people are cooking and baking, shopping and wrapping, cleaning and decorating, and doing many other things to make their holiday great. Sadly, there are many who are struggling with loss: loved ones, jobs, health, and more. Whether facing joy, pain, or a combination of both, there is something I’ve discovered: that makes EVERYTHING better. … More Making it Better
In order to truly win, you need to take (at least) one hearty “L” each day: love, laughter, learning…Dionne R. Bell We all know that “taking an L” usually refers to someone taking a loss in a particular situation. In fact, people will often make a letter L with their thumb and index finger to indicate … More Take an “L”
People have said that love is not supposed to hurt. I beg to differ. I have come to learn, through experience, that love frequently hurts. In fact, the harder the love, the more hurt and pain are felt. My children entered this world through a process which was filled with both abundant love and excruciating physical pain. … More Love Hurts, and it SHOULD!!!