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Spiritual Surrender

Surrender is a loaded word. Give up. Give in. Yield. Capitulate. Submit. Acquiesce. Concede. These are a few of the synonyms for surrender. For an American person surrender often looks like quitting or giving up yourself. 1,109 more words


The 'gospel' according to Enid

When we lead Youth explore with our young people, in one session we ask them “What do you like about yourself?” It’s a question they find remarkably difficult to answer. 760 more words

Centering Prayer

The real reason highly sensitive people get bullied.

I had an “Aha” moment today.

The reason highly sensitive people get bullied so often isn’t because of our sensitivity. It’s because of the dismally low self esteem that tends to go along with being that sensitive, especially if we were victimized by malignant narcissists and bullies when young, which is often the case. 1,498 more words


Do you know who you are?

There is a quote from Shakespeare that has always rung so true to me that for a long time I thought it came from the Bible: “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, that thou canst not then be false to any man.” 1,358 more words


"The Malignant Narcissist is Bat Sh*t Crazy!"

There’s a new post on Lisette’s great ACON blog “House of Mirrors” which is so funny, insightful and well written I’m posting the link here. (For some reason I can’t copy the article here). 111 more words

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Let Go, Let God

Maybe projecting
Is just a Tahoe daydream
Washed onto my shores.


Good, better, best

In the book Immortal Diamond, Richard Rohr uses the language of false self and true self. In essence, our “false selves” are all the constructs we create to define ourselves, provide ourselves roles, and help us function in the world. 640 more words