Tag Archives: vulnerability

Why I’m not shutting people down so I can ask “Why?”

We all have stories, and as challenging as it may be, we can invite these stories to unfold and choose to hear them. Hearing them doesn’t mean we condone actions or beliefs. It means that we have strength to move into uncertainty to wonder what’s behind the them. Continue reading

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An invitation to be vulnerable

The mass shootings this weekend stirred in me something I haven’t written about yet: my uncle was murdered on March 1, 2018. My uncle was a landlord, and one of his tenants shot him with an illegal firearm. Every time … Continue reading

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Fear & failure

This month in my spiritual direction training program we told our sacred stories. These stories included the events, people, and experiences that form us and our spirituality. The program leaders gave us a few prompts, but the real instruction was … Continue reading

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