Life Will Break You

Life Breaks Us All

Life will break you. It’s not because you have done anything wrong, it’s because that’s what life does. It breaks us over and over, so that we may awaken. Of course we don’t like it. In fact, if we didn’t fight it, the process wouldn’t work: it’s the struggle that leads to the breakthrough. That’sRead more

Holding beliefs for others

Holding Beliefs for Others… and When Not To

My realisation went like this: “I am not going to carry beliefs for them* any more. I am done. No more.” *Them being “men”. Men in general. I am not altogether clear on what this meant, so I’m going to try to find clarity by writing about it here. “Holding Beliefs for Others” Holding BeliefsRead more

"You're imperfect, and you're wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging."

The Myth of Perfection

There’s this quote by Brene Brown that became really popular: “You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” That sounds really cute an’ all, but what does it actually mean? I think I’ve found an answer. And it came to me by way of someone else’s wisdom: “lifeRead more

Heart

The Challenge of Receiving Love

  Sometimes people are so kind to me that I just… can’t… take it. I break. I burst into tears. It’s too much. It’s also important, and necessary. Breaking and bursting into tears I like to think of it as “growing my heart”, preparing myself for receiving greater and greater love. I don’t have theRead more