Category Archives: Mental Health

My Brokenness ~ My Strength

The wound is the place where the Light enters you ~ Rumi What if each enlightened moment of our Brokenness was actually a connection of who the Divine had really intended us to be? If we owned and admitted our shortcomings, our faults, our fears, our disappointments, would that fuse our souls together? Is it…
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Emotional Independence Day

Often we find it easier to think our way around things rather than to feel our way through them ~ Mark Nepo I’ve been experiencing some frustration with words lately. They do not seem adequate. They don’t fit the depth of emotion that is stirring inside. And, they seem to be easily misinterpreted. Where are…
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The Masquerade of Perceived Bliss

Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don’t want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone ~ Miller Williams…
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My Truth is to Dare

Most of us have two lives.  The life we live, and the unlived life within us.  Between the two stands Resistance. ~ Steven Pressfield   Hello blank document. I’ve been looking at you for a long time.  Many mornings you’ve greeted me with your willingness to accept my thoughts as doctrine.  You’ve offered me space…
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The Badge of Busy-ness

“Be gentle with yourself.  Be gentle with yourself.” I heard it over and over as I entered consciousness from a restless night of sleep. The sun was beginning to show itself after it’s own evening of re-charging and it was becoming brighter and fuller. I was not mimicking such energy in my own awakening.  My…
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Snickers, Snorts, & Giggles

Laughter is carbonated holiness. ~ Anne Lammott I just wrote about 400 words on exposing our emotional self to people who haven’t earned that privilege…beautiful words. Truth in the sentences. Honesty in my self-reflection. But, I stopped before I finished. It felt heavy and deep. And I really want to giggle this morning. I want…
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