Tag Archives: Still I Rise

Telling the Truth

When I first talked about hurtful experiences in my past, the pain of it was so great, it would swallow me whole. Over the years, good friends, counsellors and spiritual directors listened and validated how awful those moments were. Their … Continue reading

Posted in compassion, Reflections | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rooted, I Rise

Two weeks ago, I looked at my Christmas cactus and wondered if, like me, it needed a haircut. It’d finished blooming, so it was time. But then I saw a tiny bud and found another and another. My faithful friend … Continue reading

Posted in compassion, Easter, Holy Week, Overeating, Prayer, Reflections, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments