Pride Is The Enemy

One of my dearest friends shares some truths we’d all do well to bear in mind.

What does your inner voice tell you?

Pulled Pork and Prayer

Do you ever share with other people the nasty little things the enemy whispers in your ear to try to undermine your confidence, your happiness, your contentment in life?

Let’s face it, there are some terrible things said in our internal dialogue. Mine likes to dredge up every unkind word I’ve said, the people I’ve thoughtlessly hurt, the ill-timed attempts at humor. Then it likes to tell me I’m worthless, a terrible mother, selfish, thoughtless, irresponsible, cruel, lazy, and undeserving of anything ‘good’ in life. All my sins and transgressions prance through my thoughts, flaunting themselves at me, reminding me of failures, poor decisions, opportunities missed or ignored, woulda-shoulda-coulda.

Patch is having a tough time with his internal dialogue. At the ripe old age of twelve, his inner voice is telling himself that he’s sinned too far to ever be forgiven. He’s done too many bad things to ever deserve…

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Raising Highly Sensitive Children

Over the last year and a half, or so, I’ve been involved in and getting to know parents of children who have a range of issues ranging from sensory seeking and avoidance to giftedness (not an issue in and of itself, really) and reading comprehension, among many others. The issues aren’t really so much the children themselves, but the world we force them to live in. That’s my view, at least.

This article discusses highly sensitive children, and is a must read for educators and parents of today.

Raising a Highly Sensitive Child