Take Off The Boxing Gloves and Stop Fighting

I hear from so many people, “I’m so tired of fighting. Everything is a struggle.” And I always reply with, “What if you stopped fighting? What if you just surrender to what is?” I spent a good portion of my adult life fighting what was. Trying to control everything and everyone. Of course, I didn’t see it that way. I saw it as me trying to help everyone. Everyone but myself. I was constantly frustrated, annoyed, disappointed, and felt completely …

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The Courage of Your Convictions

My first husband used to say to me, “I love that you have the courage of your convictions.” And this sounds like a good thing to have. Courage to stand up for what I believe is right even if others disagree with me. And yet … How healthy is that? Can we take the courage of our convictions too far and become overbearing and bossy? Does it make us want to prove to everyone that we are right in our …