Facing What’s Inside

By Kristy Johnsson. If we want any aspect of our world to change – whether it be family systems or political systems – we have to meet the parts of us that uphold the status quo. You know, the wildest thing is that after all the trees I’ve planted, all the kids I’ve taught,…

Real Life Interjects

By Lisa Meuser. “You’re Good Enough, You’re Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like You.” You might recognize this quote from Stuart Smalley, a character who played on Saturday Night Live in the 90s. Stuart was known for his positive affirmations, including the one above, and wrote a book of Daily Affirmations. Whilst the character…

How many times…?

By Hanneke Geraeds. “How many times will one desire emotional pain to go away before one realizes that it dissolves only through welcoming it fully and consciously?” ~ Scott Kiloby I know this. I’ve experienced the blessing of it several times. And yet I keep putting sweet food in my mouth while ignoring underlying feelings…