Sometimes achieving peace without begins within. It begins with reconciling our heart with our head, facing head on those things we might rather avoid. It means taking a personal inventory of our behaviors and choices; making amends with those we have hurt or been hurt by. It means meeting others where they are and as [...]
On Forgiveness and Thanksgiving
If gratitude is the wellspring of peace, love and joy, it begins with forgiveness and the willingness to let go of what's past, to create new space for growth. So often we hold on to the past, allowing our grievances and grudges to color our world and those people in it. If we're not careful, [...]
The Better Part of Valor
Sometimes the better part of valor comes from saying less, not more; in letting some things rest, rather than continually unearthing and dredging up that which has already passed. Sometimes the better part of valor comes from letting go, instead of digging in; of advancing forward, instead of allowing ourselves to remain stuck in those things [...]
How Do You Judge Thee?
According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary, judgement is defined as: a proposition stating something believed or asserted; a formal utterance of an authoritative opinion; or the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing. Capitalize the word and it takes on the power of Divine authority. Yes. We judge others, just as we 'exercise' [...]