This week I'd like to talk about what's been going on with me. My life is approaching one of those amazing crossroads that we all find ourselves in from time to time in life. It's an exciting and kind of scary time for me. As I've posted about a lot lately, my anxiety has been … Continue reading Making Room for Something New
This week's oracle reading comes from Collette Baron-Reid's deck, The Good Tarot. 8 of Air: Release from denial, seeing things as they are, clarity. "With Spirit at my side encouraging me, I open my eyes to see things as they really are. To be disillusioned is to free myself from illusions that keep me from … Continue reading Oracle Monday: January 7, 2019
This is the key to living with integrity. You have to know where your true north is and follow it constantly. Honesty and integrity are intertwined to the point where you can't have one without the other. So if you are honest, then you are acting with integrity. And you can't do something dishonest and stand in...
You see, people like us, the misfits and maladjusted freaks of society are the most amazing people. We're superheros. We grow up being taught that who we are is wrong and we get beaten down into submission...
Imagine what our world would be like if everyone loved themselves so much that they weren't threatened by other people's opinions or skin colors or sexual preferences or talents or education or possessions or lack of possessions or religious beliefs or customs or their general tendency to just be whoever the hell they are.
So, my feeling is that it doesn't really matter what it is that we hold onto tightly and try to protect about ourselves, most of us feel like others just wouldn't love us or even like us the same way if they knew about these things. I've known people that hid their ethnicity or their religion because they feared backlash from others. Certainly, coming out as Gay or Lesbian is a typical kind of thing to hear about, but we can come out about
Honesty is hard work. It takes courage, commitment and a lot of self love. Honesty, done with love and empathy for the other person/people is the best (and only, in my opinion) way to live your life. Living a lie is mostly hurting you, but it also hurts those around you. You might feel like you're protecting them, but