From Swimming in Shame to Flying in Sunshine

I bet the phrase I say the second most to my wife Lisa, after "I love you", is "I'm sorry". And while that means I make a good number of mistakes, I think it's great, as it also means I'm seeing, owning, learning, and growing from said missteps. Just the other day, for instance, my … Continue reading From Swimming in Shame to Flying in Sunshine

Meditation on Finding Peace & Wholeness by Diving Deep Into Our Hardships

First the falling, then the rising.  Over the past week a few people shared heartache, struggles, fears, and other painful stuff with me.  Being wired for optimism, I wanted to quickly sugarcoat these hurts or move past them.  Knowing this about myself, I've been practicing going INTO the pain instead of around it; taking time … Continue reading Meditation on Finding Peace & Wholeness by Diving Deep Into Our Hardships