It seems like a characteristic of any "winner" is pride. Pride drives "accomplishment" in life. The runner is driven to train harder, to go further in less time. Pride says, "see me - I did it." And the inference is "don't you think I'm amazing?" Pride says: "I feel awesome" after accomplishing that goal. Worse, … Continue reading Meditation: On Pride and the Unworthy Servant
The notion of "Tough Love" -- setting boundaries, limits and conditional trust -- Is it compatible with Christian Faith? Recovery traditions, both secular and faith-based, include these concepts. "One has to take care of oneself first before they can hope to care for another." It's common sense. But is faith, common sense? “Hear my cry, … Continue reading Tough Love?