Sure there are monsters, but in truth, most of what we are calling monster behavior is simply someone doing something stupid for stupid and innocent reasons. It’s just poor judgment, not pathological.
There are actually very few monsters.
Read More 11: A Love Letter to the Betrayers: The Monsters
Moving forward, “Are my choices and actions consistent with what I value or am I doing things simply because I are afraid of what will happen if I don’t?”
I need to know to move forward.
Read More 04: A Love Letter to the Betrayer – The Three Questions
It seems I’m compelled to write to the men and women that betrayed their Loves, lives, and selves directly.
Read More 01: A Love Letter to the Betrayers
My marriage to K was a wonderful, meaningful relationship too. I never regretted marrying K but I have all too often regretted not making the most of it.
The question becomes then, “Why don’t you go back to your ex-wife?”
Read More 14: K
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Read More 146: Thoughts on The Marriage of the Princess and the Dragon
I’ve been thinking about “dragons” recently and thought I’d share this wonderful retelling of a Swedish fairy tale by dharma teacher Jack Kornfield from his wonderful bookAfter the Ecstasy, the Laundry: How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path. We all have our own “dragons” in our hearts. May…
121: Trickle Truth HELL by Walking the Journey
The truth will not set you free. What you do with the truth will.
Read More 121: Thoughts on Trickle Truth HELL by Walking the Journey
120: Thoughts on Perfection inspired by Not Your Average Girl
“There is no such thing as perfect. We are all a moveable feast, we are all growing and learning throughout our lives. Nothing ever stays the same.”
Read More 120: Thoughts on Perfection inspired by Not Your Average Girl
113: All that we are not
You cannot be vulnerable and safe. Vulnerability is (risk + uncertainty + emotional openness). By definition, safety is to be free of risk and uncertainty. They just cannot exist in the same spiritual space.
Read More 113: Thoughts on All that we are not by Mark Nepo
112: @Dawn_ByTheCreek asks, “What am I doing?”
I’ve asked myself that question thousands of times a day over the years of my betrayal. I’ve asked myself that questions a thousand times a day since the reveal.
Read More 112: Thoughts on What am I doing? by Walking the Journey