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"Stuck" is all I've ever known // Day 21

STUCK is an awkward position to be in

many of us that have walked out recovery

think that we’ve recovered

so we “act recovered”

we start telling people… 158 more words

In the way, II

Yielding to other’s opinions and beliefs isn’t modeled much in social media. To the contrary, people seem to feel freer online than ever to hurl abusive slurs at one another for merely stating a difference of opinion. 739 more words

God

The Narcissist's Disabled and Challenged Children

By Sam Vaknin
Author of “Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited

The narcissist regards his disabled or challenged child as an insult, a direct challenge to his self-perceived… 555 more words

Abuse

In the way

“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.”

— Margaret Thatcher

This quote from Margaret Thatcher, though probably said in jest, is often closer to the truth for me than I’d like to admit.   975 more words

God

The struggle is real

Henry Nouwen, on St. Anthony’s experience with the transforming power of intentional solitude:

“How can we gain a clearer understanding of this transforming solitude? Let me try to describe in more detail the struggle as well as the encounter that takes place in this solitude. 416 more words

Healing

Day 38: Mysticism: Brains in Gear (Part I)

Yesterday I went through a book called “A Step Too Far: an evangelical critique of Christian Mysticism” by Marian Raikes. (of Oak Hill College). I disagree with much in the book, and find some of the arguments very weak. 994 more words

Contemplative Prayer