Thank you God (goddesses, universe, all of you….). My heart filled with gratitude instantly this morning when I looked up from my computer and saw the view outside my window. Yours, A.
I’ve been contemplating the word ‘selfish,’ lately. A ‘bad’ word when I grew up in my family. A label that was applied to me very strongly (to put it mildly), implicitly or explicitly, often when I tried to look out for myself, or do what I wanted, or go to where I wanted to be….
“Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely that when others see us they know exactly how it should be done.” – Rudy Francisco With thanks to Laura McKowen (facebook) and http://www.LauraMcKowen.com. Yours in healing, Annie.
Photo: Amanda Lindhout; File: portraitofAmandaLindhoutbyStevenCarty.jpg I stumbled upon an article in The Huffington Post about Amanda Lindhout recently, that gave me pause and made me think. In 2008 when she was 26 years old, Amanda, a Canadian and a beginner journalist, was captured in Somalia by teenaged Islamist insurgents. She was held hostage for 15…
photo credit: the author We, those who choose to heal, to break the patterns of our past, of our parents and their parents before them, are brave. Don’t ever forget how brave you are. With love, A.