Vulnerability is Strength

Last night we sat in this stark, cold room speaking to the crisis therapist for my son. The fluorescent lights reminding me of high school. It almost felt like I was sitting in the principal’s office. The room was not warm or welcoming, but the woman sitting in there with us absolutely was.

My son started talking about his father and the familiar stench of guilt and shame rose to the surface. I write a lot about shame…

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Adjust Your Sails

You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors. ― Andrew Boyd