Honesty is the only foundation to build on. … More
Voila! Happiness! We can’t force it; but we can point to it.… More
You can sift them through love one at a time. Love’s honesty will filter the blame. Love’s light will transform judgement into understanding and acceptance. Love’s hope will catch the doubt, it’s accountability will check complacency, it’s compassion will ease the pain.
And when you keep your life full of love, there is no room for even a “little” nagging to settle in.
Love won’t make you compatible; but it will give compatibility a chance! … More
I don’t heal the wound by rationalizing it, or band aiding it. I must dig into the wound, allowing light to shine on what was dark. I must understand what caused the wound, and forgive what caused it. I must know and accept the wound as part of me, not as something that defines me or limits me, but as something that propels me to know a richer and more meaningful life.
Then, if the wound is triggered again, it is because I shared more of myself, and let somebody closer. I can, with appreciation for the process, dig deeper and heal another layer of woundedness. And I can do it as long as I live, as long as I am willing to grow. … More
When we have truly forgiven ourselves, we can forgive others. It’s when we haven’t faced our own darkness, that the darkness in others seems to scream for our judgment. … More