Embrace the parts you feel go against the grain, because I’m telling you now, you are not alone. The secret is, we all have misfit parts in us, and maybe part of restoring balance to our world is to be okay with them and share them with others.
I tell you this not to gain your pity or to put down one way of healing vs. another. I am sharing this because it is a story of success. I am finding my own way of healing, and discovering that healing can happen on my terms and in my own time and doesn’t have to look like someone else’s.
I will also be asking myself some tough questions, and notice where I'm not showing up in my own life. How have I been absent to those who continue to show up for me? Where is it that I drop the ball and play hide and seek with myself?
She has a mouth like a sailor and laughs at her own jokes. She’s totally nuts and runs around the house like a five-year-old who’s had way too much Halloween candy. She makes up songs, sings show tunes while showering and farts like a trucker. She likes red wine, the occasional cigarette and ...
I have finally figured out that all of my life has purpose, and I will no longer try to sit on the things that I feel ashamed of or that feel uncomfortable. I will not rise above them, pray over them, or seek to destroy them. I will allow them to teach me something I need to know. I will ...