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In Others’ Words: The Sacredness of Tears

In Others’ Words: The Sacredness of Tears

There was a time in my life when I would not allow myself to cry.  Month after month, I refused to cry, swallowing the tears burning the back of my throat. The truth is, I had a lot to cry about. Repeated loss. Ongoing loneliness. And times of dark, dark doubt. My faith wavered. I ached to the very core of my being and my soul seemed shattered. The one time I let my guard down and allowed tears to... Read More »

In Others’ Words: Trading If Only for Next Time

In Others’ Words: Trading If Only for Next Time

It’s amazing the difference two words can make. If only … two words that hold you back, trip you up with regret, refuse to let you begin again because you’re still caught up in something that’s over and done with. Next time … two words that say “go ahead, try again!” and promise there’s more to life than your mistakes or disappointments. I know life ... Read More »