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On the effort of making me right

I was telling you about the other evening in the water garden when I realized I was tormenting myself with the thought, “I should be different,” – remember? Well, there’s more awareness that came for me that evening. photo credit: wonderferret For instance, while realizing what I was doing to myself by demanding that I be someone different, an analogy came to mind: I saw

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Containers for Source

photo credit: Heather Clemons I like to think that we are specially made containers for Source. In the same way, a potter shapes particular vessels for particular purposes from clay (a pitcher for pouring, for instance, or as a vase for flowers, a sugar bowl etc) – we too, I like to think, were specially designed to carry Source energy a particular way for a

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When We React Like A Victim …

photo credit: Looking Glass Here are some steps to take the next time you find yourself feeling or reacting like a victim: 1. Notice your thoughts! Suspect them as being the source of your problem first, rather than generating more misery for yourself by blaming the other person or situation. 2.Contain your negative reaction and investigate what you are telling yourself instead. 3. Look at

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Forgiving Our Abusers

photo credit: Rodos 2009 Forgiveness is a powerful healing agent. Forgiving others (NOT making excuses for or condoning their behavior, mind you!) is the quickest route to self-acceptance and inner peace because it releases us from carrying a heavy burden of hurt and resentment. To forgive means to let go of the beliefs about others that generate our pain. Hating those who did hurtful things

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We Get To Choose Our Thoughts, Feelings, and Responses to Abuse …

photo credit: Otto Yamamoto To move out of victim consciousness means to understand that no matter what an abuser does to us, we ALWAYS GET TO CHOOSE how we think, and feel about it. What we do with what happens to us is something no one can take from us. We can choose how to see the painful, abusive things we experience and we get

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