We discover a gracious capacity for empathy when we learn to lean into our hurt places with the tender curiosity and care of a close friend. --Kristi Nelson

Befriending Ourselves: An Invitation to Love

Befriending Ourselves: An Invitation to Love

Jul 28, 2019-- Is self-improvement sometimes a disguised version of self-agrression? If the focus is always on how I might be "better" in the future, it can be hard to extend toward myself a hand of friendship and compassion. I miss out on the present miracle of who I am NOW. Maybe moving from a perspective of improvement toward one of healing actually begins with loving my current messiness. (6245 reads)


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Take ActionGet a hand mirror and spend a few moments appreciatively gazing into the eyes of your own miraculous being. Then spend the rest of the day in the company of your own friendship.



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