Fear prevents us from seeing how we can help. It blocks us. We can’t know where the need is because our compulsive self-preservation consumes us.
When we take this approach of being a community of people experiencing this together, we can shift from fear to responsibility.
Love exorcises the demon of selfishness and replaces it with contentment.
Love is still the answer
True contentment comes from letting go of the belief that something is lacking and that if we can fill that lack, then we will be happy.
Work was a hustle, I was lonely, and felt like a stereotype of who I was. I learned that I was suffering from spiritual pride.
On January 1, 2020, I crashed. Well, “crashed” is a rather dramatic word. I laid down. I rested. I surrendered. Many of us had a terrifically emotional holiday season. For me, it started the day after Thanksgiving. Grief came in with the Christmas carols and set up a cot in my heart. With each “Herald […]
Performance-based self-love is ineffective and harmful. If we are to create a world full of peace, we must start within.
God isn’t walking about here on this earth, swiping his card at the Starbucks.
Faith is an exercise in trust.
My dad is an amateur musician. He started playing the guitar when he was 14 years old, playing along with the Kingston Trio, learning finger picking from Peter Paul and Mary, taking bluegrass classes from the guy up the street, and quietly swearing through Bach. By the time I came along, he was an accomplished […]