3 posts tagged compassion

Standing For Accountability

It seems we are being challenged at this very moment to stand for what we know is true and right. Whether we are being called to empower ourselves as we face political bullies, companies that abuse their power, and/or other entities that prey on our natural weaknesses, this is a time of great transformation and opportunity. It is a time for us to stand and to use our voices. In my own world, I've been challenged over and over in the past weeks by broken systems that attempt to dehumanize ...

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Addicted to the Pain

Do you ever get so addicted to the pain of something that you don't want to break out of it? Have you ever felt so much pain and so consistently that you start to feel you deserve it ā€” that it's meant to be there? Have you ever stayed with your pain ā€” not changing it, not empowering yourself? When we do this, we make ourselves a victim of our pain. It's selfish in the end. We're so overwhelmed by our feelings of despair and unfairness that we forget our responsibility... to our self ...

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Love and Esteem

loveesteem What if these two things were created equal? What if wealth, beauty and status mattered as much as compassion, respect, care and value? How would that change things? What if my self-esteem (my view of wealth, beauty and status) was equal to my self-love (my view of compassion, respect, care and value)? What if I focused on respecting my feelings (compassion), setting my boundaries (respect), ensuring my wellness (care) and cultivating my gifts (value)? Would I find that my power (beauty, wealth and status) had grown as a result?

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