The weight of forgiveness

Recently I had a phone conversation that led to someone asking for my forgiveness for a hurt that I truly and honestly had forgotten about. At the time of the apology I said "Of course I forgive you!" with all the cheer and comfort and grace I could shove into my slightly tight voice. And … Continue reading The weight of forgiveness

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The question that makes me less judgmental

What security are they afraid of losing? Two instincts drive human behavior: self-promotion and self-protection. (I'm sure there are more, but those are two.) These aren't necessarily good or bad instincts, they're just how we've evolved to evaluate the world and figure out how to move about in it. We always want to improve our … Continue reading The question that makes me less judgmental