Your suffering is valid… even if you aren’t a starving child in Africa

"Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal." - Vironika Tugaleva Not long ago, a friend and I were talking and sharing things we could each use prayer for. After I spoke, she replied "Oh my gosh, I have absolutely no reason to complain about … Continue reading Your suffering is valid… even if you aren’t a starving child in Africa

Wake up from the ignorance-induced coma: it’s time to face reality.

"All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is." - Buddha  As I was driving to work this morning I was listening to one of those radio segments… you know where they try to catch a cheater in the act. This one in particular the female DJ calls up whoever is … Continue reading Wake up from the ignorance-induced coma: it’s time to face reality.

when you’re wrongly judged…

“By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.”  ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship When you are wrongly judged...  Keep your integrity so beautifully intact that those who tried to discredit your character will eventually have no choice but to swallow … Continue reading when you’re wrongly judged…