Gifts of Growth: Seeing the Light in Unloving Situations

Luckily, whenever we have emotional pain in our lives, we are so wrapped up in the experience that we are unable to distinguish its immediate source. It is lucky because were we to instantly locate the surface cause we might never continue searching to find its root — and what a waste of experience that […]

The Importance of Acceptance in Healing and Personal Growth

I find that I am working on acceptance in my life now. Last month I shared with you how I was learning, at least for brief time periods, to let my pain be my teacher. My! how difficult it was at other times – all I wanted was to be rid of this apparent nuisance! […]

Precious Pain – A Guide for Health and Healing

The way we develop our early relationship with pain is easy to see. If you have ever seen a toddler fall and bump his head while his mother is watching, assuming the fall wasn’t traumatic enough to cause terror, you have seen him get up and look to his mother to see how she was […]

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