How Pride Can Hurt Us

A way to avoid the feeling of guilt and its internal call to bring us to seeing our own part in relationship is by hanging on to blame. Blame becomes a wall between our hearts and seeing our own actions. It can be a way for us to avoid our own humanity. Blame judges...

Missing Joy

Years ago Sonya and I and our teenage sons were at Disney World in mid-December. Sonya and I waited for a ferry one morning to take us back to our resort after an early morning walk around Magic Kingdom of looking around and having coffee together. The boys were still...

The Heart and Courage

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The Practices of Encouraging People

The Practices of Encouraging People

The word “encourage” means an increase in willingness to completely bring your heart to something or someone. Encouragement gives us an injection of courage.     We are born with courage —yes— as babies. We were born fully, unavoidably participating in...

Heart and Home

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