A Catalyst For Transformation

We may wish to change, but without the proper motivation, we may find it an impossible task.  Our habits, patterns, and triggers (for lack of a better word) are deeply ingrained into our psyche.  Our character has been formed by countless experiences and influences, both known and unknown to us.  And these things have affected…

With An Open Heart

The aspects of our character that we believe protect us from being hurt also prevent us from experiencing life.  We cannot simultaneously shield ourselves from pain and allow joy into our hearts.  Our hearts are either open or they are not. In order to allow in joy, love, and connection, we also have to be…

Lazy Emotions

Fear, anger, and frustration are lazy emotions.  They are easy to acquire and difficult to be rid of.  They require nothing from us.  They give us the illusion of safety and protection without us having to take any action.  Courage, on the other hand, requires effort.  It requires vulnerability and risk.  Courage demands that we…