Monthly Archives: March 2017

Befriending the “Inner Loser?”

The other day, I complained to a friend about a project at the church.  “It’s not going well,” I said. My friend asked, “Why do you want this project to succeed?” “So I don’t have to feel like a loser,” … Continue reading

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Unrestrained Self-Love

Spiritual teachers say we’re supposed to love ourselves completely.  Often, when I try and soak in a hot-tub of inner love, I get squirmy, like a puppy looking for something to chew.  Mostly, I want to chew on my to-do … Continue reading

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The Sadness of Self-Criticism

If you listen to your inner monologue, you might be surprised at how self-critical you are.  Most people are highly self-critical.  We elaborate on our flaws and we distrust our innate worthiness. “You’re probably going to fail and if you … Continue reading

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