A meditation on self-discovery and coming out to yourself.
My inner critic, who I call, “Coach”, always wants me to be the best I can be.
The devil hates bodies because it will never have one.
Asking an overwhelmed person, “What can you let go of?” will raise up one of two answers, 1) Nothing or 2) a list of small things that can possibly move around. If the answer is 2, then spending time in the spiritual life just becomes one more thing on the to-do list and, when something urgent comes up, has a high likelihood of being dropped and, eventually, forgotten.
The past few years, I have had a love hate, mostly hate, relationship with Facebook. While it has kept me connected to people I love who are far away, it has also manipulated me and used my data to promote hate and violence with no concern, particularly, for the lives of young people. I’ve never