Seeing the goodness in people — in spite of and even because of their brokenness — is the most profound and beautiful gift we can offer the world.
When we engage in shortcuts and counterfeits, they leave us empty and unfulfilled. The need we’re seeking to fulfill isn’t met, and we feel emptier than before.
The soft spot is where deep connection is found. If we can’t access and share our soft spot through vulnerability, we have no hope for real connection.
“Sinning” doesn’t make us bad, unclean, dirty, or unworthy. It simply increases our separation, and therefore makes us unhappy.
Each one of us has a terrifying cave called the “shadow,” into which we must venture to find the deepest, darkest, most painful truth about ourselves.
As long as the Divine Child within you remains unhealed, you will forever self-sabotage your efforts to live your purpose.
You were born for a purpose. God, the universe, all of existence is entirely devoted to helping you discover and live it in its fullest expression.
There’s nothing heroic, enlightened, or unselfish about suppressing needs, especially when done unconsciously.
True love is not a soft-hearted sentiment swooned by romantic idealists, but a double-edged and razor-sharp weapon wielded by unwavering warriors.
The first time it happened he was eight years old. She was in one of her dark moods. She slapped him across the face and told him he was worthless.