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✨Reading & Pondering Today 1-4✨

“We have more power within us to change than we have been led to believe. And it all starts with owning our stories. As Brené Brown writes, “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 9-14

“When our self-worth isn’t on the line, we are far more willing to be courageous and risk sharing our raw talents and gifts. From my research with families, schools, and organizations, it’s clear that shame-resilient cultures nurture folks who are … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 9-4

“We all have shame. We all have good and bad, dark and light, inside of us. But if we don’t come to terms with our shame, our struggles, we start believing that there’s something wrong with us—that we’re bad, flawed, … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 7-26

“According to Dr. Hartling, in order to deal with shame, some of us move away by withdrawing, hiding, silencing ourselves, and keeping secrets. Some of us move toward by seeking to appease and please. And some of us move against … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 7-23

“We live in a world where most people still subscribe to the belief that shame is a good tool for keeping people in line. Not only is this wrong, but it’s dangerous. Shame is highly correlated with addiction, violence, aggression, … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 6-20

“People who are always telling us what’s wrong with us don’t help us so much as they paralyze us with shame and guilt. People who accept us help us to feel good about ourselves, to relax, to find our way. … Continue reading

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Reading & Pondering Today 4-21

“On Invoking Love People who are always telling us what’s wrong with us don’t help us so much as they paralyze us with shame and guilt. People who accept us help us to feel good about ourselves, to relax, to … Continue reading

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