Fear leads us to try and control people for self protection or connection but real love only exists when there is real freedom. We can have connection or control but we can’t have both.
Sometimes I ask, “why, God?” I don’t know if He has ever answered that prayer. Here’s a couple things to do and a better prayer to pray when asking, “why, God?”
A man took three years to build a circle of twelve stones that he set on fire and it changed the world.
What are you fighting FOR? Anger and guilt trips from what we are against might temporarily motivate people, but only pursuing a worthwhile prize has the power to motivate long-term.
Overcoming Regret Pt. 2: We are all celebrating, making much of, something today? When I made much of what was missing, I couldn’t see all the goodness around me. To overcome regret and disappointment we will need to learn to celebrate what “is” instead of “what’s not”.
After what I saw, I whispered to myself, “I hope he burns in hell.” Is it possible to hate injustice and still love people?
Where do we begin the process of overcoming regret? Good grief. Healthy grief allows us to clarify our values, hold on to what is good and move toward what is best.