2 posts from month 11/2015

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

The messenger brings with them a message that is not really their own. It has been given to them, to deliver to you. If you don't like their message, if you don't want to receive what they're sharing, you may feel angry with them. You might want to shoot the messenger. But consider, is it the message you don't like, or is it the person delivering it? There is a difference. If it is the message you disagree with, take a moment before you shoot the messenger. Consider that your disagr...

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Emotional Self-Abandonment

We, as humans, have a tendency to use our mind to negate our emotions. We use our mind as a tool to abandon how we feel. I know, personally, I often use my mind to abandon my negative feelings, especially when they are directed at someone I love. In these moments, I'd rather pretend the feelings aren't there... than explore why they are. The result of doing this, of locking up my sensitives in my logical mind, is that I disown my feelings and my emotional needs. For some of us, we ...

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